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User Manual
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About this manual
• This user manual is specially designed to detail the computer’s
functions and features.
• The user manual supplied with the computer may vary
depending on the model.
• Please read this manual before using the computer to ensure
safe and proper use.
• Optional items, some devices and software referred to in the
user manual may not be provided or subject to upgrades.
Note that the computer environment referred in the user
manual may not be the same as your environment.
• Descriptions are based on the computer’s default settings
and Windows 8.1 operating system. Available features and
additional services may vary by computer or operating
system.
• This user manual describes procedures for using the
touchpad, mouse, and touch screen. Instructions for using the
touch screen are for models with the touch screen feature.
• Images and screenshots are those of the representative model
of the series and may differ in appearance from the actual
product.
• Content may differ from the final product and is subject to
change without prior notice. For the latest version of the
manual, refer to the Samsung website, www.samsung.com.
About this manual
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Copyright
© 2013 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
This manual is protected under international copyright laws.
No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, translated,
or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or
mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any
information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written
permission of Samsung Electronics.
Computer specifications or the contents of this manual may
be changed without prior notice due to an upgrade of the
computer’s functions.
Instructional icons and
expressions
Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others
Caution: situations that could cause damage to the
computer or other equipment
Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
The order of options or menus you must select to perform
a step. For example, select the Settings charm → Power
(represents select the Settings charm and then Power).
Select Click or touch. For example, when using a mouse or
touchpad, select Settings means click Settings. When
using a touch screen, it means touch Settings.
About this manual
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HDMI, the HDMI logo, and the
term High Definition Multimedia
Interface are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing LLC.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner,
Samsung has determined that this
product meets the ENERGY STAR®
guidelines for energy efficiency.
• The ENERGY STAR Program has reduced greenhouse gas
emissions and saved energy through voluntary labeling.
• Power management setting of this product have been
enabled by default, and have various timing settings from
1 minute to 5 hours.
• The product can wake with a button press on the chassis from
sleep mode.
Trademarks
• Samsung and the Samsung logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Samsung Electronics.
• Intel and Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of the
Intel Corporation.
• Microsoft, MS-DOS, and Windows are trademarks or registered
trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
• Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
worldwide.
• Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, Wi-Fi Direct™, Wi-Fi
CERTIFIED™, and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of
the Wi-Fi Alliance.
• All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their
respective owners.
About this manual
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Product capacity representation
Storage capacity representation
The capacity of the storage device (HDD, SSD) of the manufacturer
is calculated assuming that 1KB=1,000 Bytes.
However, the operating system (Windows) calculates the storage
device capacity assuming that 1KB=1,024 Bytes, and therefore the
capacity representation of the HDD in Windows is smaller than
the actual capacity due to the difference in capacity calculation.
For example, for a 80GB HDD, Windows represents the capacity
as 74.5GB, 80x1,000x1,000x1,000 byte/(1,024x1,024x1,024)byte =
74.505GB.
In addition, the capacity representation in Windows may be even
smaller because some programs such as Recovery may reside in a
hidden area of the HDD.
Memory capacity representation
The memory capacity reported in Windows is less than the actual
capacity of memory. This is because BIOS or a video adapter uses
a portion of memory or claims it for further use. For example,
for 1GB(=1,024MB) memory installed, Windows may report the
capacity as 1,022MB or less.
Caution for the data
Samsung Electronics shall not be liable for any data loss. Please
take care to avoid losing any important data and back up your
data to prevent any such data loss.
Operating system and software
support
If you change the product’s factory OS (Operating System) to
another OS or if you install software which is not supported by the
product’s original factory OS, you will not receive any technical
support, product exchange or refund, and a fee will be charged
when requesting a service.
Please use your computer with the original factory OS. If you
install an OS other than the factory OS, data may be deleted or the
computer may not start.
Recommended screen resolutions
The recommended screen resolution for Windows is “FHD”
(1,920x1,080) and for Windows 8.1 is “QHD+” (3,200x1,800).
If you set the resolution higher than the recommended value, it
may result in problems with some applications, due to limitations
of the operating system.
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Table of contents
Getting started
7 Layout
13 Connecting the AC
adapter
16 Turning the computer on
and off
19 Unlocking the screen
Windows
20 About Windows
22 Desktop
23 Start screen
25 The Charms
28 Applications
34 Microsoft account
34 Store
Basics
35 Touch screen (optional)
44 Keyboard
47 Touchpad
50 LCD brightness
52 Volume
53 Setup utility (BIOS)
Network & Internet
59 Wired LAN
62 Wireless LAN
64 Mobile broadband
(Wireless WAN, optional)
Applications
66 Using applications
67 Settings
68 Software Update
69 Support Center
70 S Player+
71 TPM security solution
(optional)
External devices
81 External CD/DVD drive
83 Memory card
86 External display
88 Slim security slot
Troubleshooting
89 Recover/Backup
96 Windows recovery
function
96 Q&A
Appendix
101 Product specifications
102 Ergonomic tips
106 Battery
108 Safety precautions
121 Important safety
information
124 Replacement parts and
accessories
126 Regulatory compliance
statements
144 WEEE symbol information
146 Samsung package
Take-Back program
147 TCO certified
(for corresponding
models only)
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Getting started
Layout
• Features or options may differ depending on the model.
• The items marked as optional may not be provided or
may be provided in different locations.
• Since some space on the SSD is reserved for system
recovery and operations, the displayed capacity of the
SSD may be less than the actual capacity.
Front view
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Number/Name Description
LCD/Touch screen
(optional)
• Displays the user interface.
• Recognizes touches on the screen.
(Only for models with the touch
screen.)
Power button • Press to turn the computer on.
Touchpad
• Move the cursor and click options.
• Works actions as those of a
mouse.
Keyboard • Press keys to enter data.
Microphone • Use the built-in microphone.
Camera indicator
light
• Indicates the camera status.
Number/Name Description
Camera
• Takes photos or videos.
• Use the camera application on
the Start screen to take photos or
videos.
Light sensor
• This sensor detects the ambient
illumination of the computer.
If the ambient illumination
becomes dark, the LCD becomes
dimmer and the keyboard
backlight is lit. On the contrary,
if the ambient illumination
becomes brighter, the LCD
becomes brighter and the
keyboard backlight is turned off.
• Do not cover the sensor.
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Number/Name Description
Power LED
• Turns on when the computer is
turned on.
Charge LED
• Shows the battery’s charging
status.
– Red or Orange: While
charging is in progress
– Green: When charging is
complete or the battery is
not installed
– Off: When the AC adapter
is disconnected and the
computer is running on the
battery
Operating indicator light
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Number/Name Description
Monitor port
• Connect external display devices
that support a 15-pin analog
connector.
• You can connect a VGA adapter
(optional).
Ear-set/Headset
jack
• Connect a headset or ear-set.
USB 3.0 port • Connect a USB device.
Slim security slot
• Secure the computer by
connecting an optional lock and
cable to it.
Right view
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Number/Name Description
DC jack
• Connect the AC adapter to supply
the power to the computer.
Chargeable USB
3.0 port (optional) • Connect and charge a USB device.
Micro HDMI port • Connect external display devices
that support HDMI.
Wired LAN port
• Connect an Ethernet cable to
this port when connecting to the
Internet via a wired LAN. Use a
LAN adapter (optional) to connect
to a wired LAN.
Memory card slot • Insert a memory card into the slot.
Left view
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About the chargeable USB port
• It may take longer to charge the battery when charging a USB
device.
• The battery power level may be reduced when charging a USB
device while the computer is powered by the battery.
• The charging status of the USB device is not displayed on the
computer.
• To turn on the chargeable function while the computer is
turned off:
Open the Settings application and select Power
Management → USB Charging → ON.
• This feature may not be available with some USB devices.
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Number/Name Description
Fan vents
• The internal heat of the computer is
emitted through these holes.
• If the vents are blocked the
computer may overheat. Avoid
blocking the vents as this may be
dangerous.
Internal battery
• Provides power to the computer
when not connected to an AC
adapter.
• To remove or replace the internal
battery, take it to the Samsung
Service Center. You will be charged
for this service.
Speaker • Emits sound from the computer.
After replacing the bottom of the computer, the model
name, serial number and some logos on will no longer
be present. For more information, contact the Samsung
Service Center to request assistance.
Bottom view
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3 Plug the power cable into an electric socket.
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Connecting the AC adapter
Charge the battery before using it for the first time. Use the AC
adapter to charge the battery.
• Use only Samsung-approved AC adapters, batteries,
and cables. Unapproved adapters or cables can cause
the battery to explode or damage the computer.
• Incorrectly connecting the charger may cause serious
damage to the computer.
To restore the battery power after cutting it, connect the
AC adapter.
1 Connect the power cable to the AC adapter.
2 Connect the AC adapter to the DC jack of the computer.
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4 After charging, disconnect the AC adapter from the computer.
5 Unplug it from the electric socket.
• This computer is equipped with an internal battery.
The battery is not user-serviceable or user-replaceable.
• To have battery removed or replaced safely, take the
device to a Samsung Service Center. You will be charged
for this service.
• You can use the computer while it is charging, but
the battery charging time may increase. If the battery
temperature rises too much, the charging may stop as a
safety measure.
When charging is complete, the charge status turns green.
Charge LED Status
• Red or Orange: Charging
• Green: Fully charged
• No color: AC adapter not connected
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Battery usage time
Batteries are replacement items and over time the battery’s
capacity to hold a charge and its power level is reduced. If a
battery can only hold its charge for half of the time that it could
when new, it is recommended to purchase a new, replacement
battery.
When not using the battery for extended periods, charge the
battery to 30-40% of full charge before storing it. This extends
battery life.
Battery status
Move the cursor over the battery icon on the taskbar to view the
current battery charge when disconnecting the AC adapter from
the computer.
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Viewing the current battery charge when the
computer is turned off
Connect or disconnect the AC adapter from the computer to view
the current battery charge when the computer is turned off.
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3 Press the Power button.
The Power LED turns on.
Turning the computer on and off
Turning on
1 Before turning on the computer, charge the battery.
2 Open the LCD panel.
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Turning off
Turning off on the desktop
1 To select the Start button, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Touch and hold the Start button ( ) at the
lower-left edge of the desktop.
• Mouse: Right-click the Start button ( ) at the lower-left
edge of the desktop.
2 Select Shut down or sign out→ Shut down.
• Save all the data before turning off the computer.
• Since the procedures to turn the computer off may
differ depending on the installed operating system,
please turn the computer off according to the
procedures for the purchased operating system.
4 Activate Windows by following the on-screen instructions.
• The Windows activation screen appears only when turning
on the computer for the first time.
• The computer’s date and time may be incorrect when you
turn it on for the first time. They may also be incorrect if the
battery has been fully discharged or removed. To set the
date and time, go to the desktop taskbar and right-click
the clock area. Then, click Adjust date/time and set the
current date and time
• To adjust the brightness of the screen, see LCD
brightness.
• To adjust the sound, see Volume.
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Turning off on the Charms
1 To open the Charms, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Swipe inward from the right edge of the
touch screen.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Move the cursor to the upper- or lowerright edge of the screen.
Start Start
2 Select the Settings charm → Power → Shut down.
Turning off on the Start screen
1 Select Power ( ) at the upper-right corner of the Start
screen.
Start
2 Select Shut down.
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Unlocking the screen
To unlock the lock screen, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Swipe the lock screen from bottom to top.
• Mouse: Click the lock screen.
• Keyboard: Press any key.
• Touchpad: Tap the touchpad.
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If the account has a password, enter the password to log in after
unlocking the screen.
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Windows
About Windows
Microsoft Windows is an operating system that is used to control
a computer. For optimal use of the computer, learn how to use the
operating system properly. It is best to learn how to use Windows
by using Windows Help and Support, and Help+Tips.
• Images and available features may differ depending on
the model and operating system.
• This manual is designed for Windows 8.1 and content
may differ depending on the OS version.
• The image displayed on the desktop screen may differ
between models and OS versions.
Help
To access the help, do one of the following:
• Keyboard: Press the F1 key.
• Touch screen: Swipe inward from the right edge of the touch
screen to open the Charms and select the Settings charm →
Help.
• Mouse: Move the cursor to the upper- or lower-right edge of
the screen to open the Charms and select the Settings charm
→ Help.
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Help+Tips
On the Start screen, select Help+Tips.
Start
You can control Windows menus with the mouse or with gestures.
Screens in Windows 8.1
The following two screens are provided: the Start screen and the
desktop.
Desktop
Start
Start screen
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Number/Name Description
Open the
Charms
• Opens the Charms that are hidden at
the right of the screen.
• To open the Charms, do one of the
following:
– Touch screen: Swipe inward from
the right edge of the touch screen.
– Touchpad/Mouse: Move the
cursor to the upper- or lower-right
edge of the screen.
The Charms
• Refers to the menu that allows you
to search, share, connect to devices,
configure settings or switch to the
Start screen.
Start button
• Move to the Start screen. Right-click or
touch and hold this button to access
Windows features, such as shutting
down the system or opening the
Control Panel.
Desktop
The desktop provides a layout that is similar to earlier versions of
Windows.
On the Start screen, select Desktop from the tiles.
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Start screen
Launch applications on the Start screen.
On the desktop, click the Start button ( ) or open the Charms and
select the Start charm.
Start
Using the Start button
To quickly and conveniently access various features of Windows,
do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Touch and hold the Start button ( ).
• Touchpad/Mouse: Right-click the Start button ( ).
Number Name
• Control Panel
• File Explorer
• Power menu
• Start button
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Number/Name Description
Start button
• The Start button can be accessed only
with the mouse. Move the cursor to
the lower-left edge of the screen to
view the Start button ( ). Click the
button to switch to the most recent
application screen or the desktop.
Right-click this button to access other
Windows features, such as shutting
down the system or opening the
Control Panel.
• The application screen appears where
the list of applications installed on the
computer is displayed. The application
screen can be accessed only with the
touchpad or mouse.
Desktop • Switches to the desktop.
App tiles
• Refers to the tiles of installed
applications.
• Samsung Apps supplied with the
original factory product are compatible
with the product’s supported OS.
Changing the OS may result in limited
use of the Apps.
Number/Name Description
User account
• Refers to the currently-used user
account.
Power
• Turn off the computer or select Sleep
mode and Restart.
Search
• Search for applications, files, or
websites by entering keywords.
Open the
Charms
• Opens the Charms that are hidden at
the right of the screen.
• To open the Charms, do one of the
following:
– Touch screen: Swipe inward from
the right edge of the touch screen.
– Touchpad/Mouse: Move the
cursor to the upper- or lower-right
edge of the screen.
The Charms
• Refers to the menu that allows you
to search, share, connect to devices,
configure settings or switch to the
Start screen.
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• Keyboard: Hold down the Windows key ( ) and press the C
key.
+
• Touchpad: Swipe inward from the right edge of the touchpad.
Start
The Charms
The Charms let you search, share links and photos, connect
devices, and change settings. The Charms functions available may
differ between the Start screen and the desktop or applications.
Opening the Charms
To open the Charms, do one of the following:
• Mouse: Move the cursor to the upper- or lower-right edge of
the screen.
Start Start
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Learning about the Charms
Use the following Charms to control the computer:
Charm Description
Search
• Search for applications, files, or
websites by entering keywords.
Share • Share various files with others.
Start
• Return to the Start screen or open the
most recent application.
Devices
• Connect devices, such as printers or
displays or sync files with a mobile
device.
Settings
• Configure the computer, set application
options, or add accounts. See Settings
charm.
• Touch screen: Swipe inward from the right edge of the touch
screen.
Start Start
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Settings charm
To configure the computer, open the Charms and then select the
Settings charm → an option.
Option Description
Network
• Connect the computer to a
network to use the Internet or
share files with other devices.
Volume • Adjust the volume level.
Brightness • Set the brightness of the screen.
Notifications
• Set the interval at which an
application sends notices.
Power
• Turn off the computer or select
Sleep mode and Restart.
Keyboard • Set a language to enter text.
Change PC
settings
• Change more settings and
personalize the computer.
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Closing an application
To close an application, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Swipe downward from the top edge of the
screen.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Move the cursor to the upper-right
edge of the application screen and select .
Applications
Opening or closing applications
On the Start screen, select an application icon to open it.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Select at the lower-left edge of the
desktop to view all applications.
• Touch screen: Swipe upwards on the touch screen.
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App tiles
Tile position
To change the position of an app tile on the Start screen, select
and hold the tile and then drag it to a new position.
Start
Opening running applications
1 On the Start screen, place the cursor in the upper-left corner
of the screen until a small application image appears.
Swipe from the left edge of the touchpad or screen towards
the middle of the touchpad or screen to show running
applications.
2 Move the cursor down to display a list of running applications.
3 Select an application to open it.
Right-click over an application in the list and click Close to exit
the application.
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Naming a group
1 To open menu items, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: On the Start screen, swipe upwards from
the bottom edge of the touch screen.
• Touchpad/Mouse: On the Start screen, right-click any
area.
2 Select Customize.
3 Select Name group on each group.
4 Enter a name with the keyboard or the on-screen keyboard,
and then press the Enter key.
Editing tiles
1 To select a tile and then an option, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Press and hold the tile to edit.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Right-click on the tile to edit.
2 Select an option.
• Unpin from Start: Delete the tile from the Start screen.
• Resize: Change the size of the tile.
Grouping tiles
To group tiles, select and hold a tile and drag it to an open space.
Then, drag other tiles to the new group.
Start
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4 Drag the Screen Split Bar to change the screen split ratio.
Weather app
Screen Split Bar Store app
Example: If the Weather application and the Store application are
running at the same time
Using split screens
1 On the Start screen, select an application.
2 To enter the split mode, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Put your finger on the top edge of the
screen, and swipe to the left or right.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Place the cursor at the top corner of the
screen. Drag the cursor to the left or right.
3 Arrange the position of each split screen as desired.
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Using the camera application
Use the camera application provided by Windows to take photos
or videos or edit photos.
1 On the Start screen, select Camera ( ).
2 Select to take photos or select to take videos.
Adding or removing an application on the
Start screen
1 To move to the applications screen, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Swipe upwards on the Start screen.
• Touchpad/Mouse: Select at the lower-left edge of the
Start screen.
2 Touch and hold or right-click an application.
Menu items will appear at the bottom of the screen.
3 Select Pin to start ( ) or Unpin from Start( ).
Example: When removing an application on the Start screen
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Editing photos
1 Select a photo.
2 Swipe downward from the bottom edge of the screen.
Alternatively, right-click the photo.
3 Select Edit and edit the photo.
Camera etiquette
• Do not take photos or videos of other people without
their permission.
• Do not take photos or videos where prohibited.
• Do not take photos or videos in places where doing so
may violate other people’s privacy.
Viewing photos or videos
To view photos or videos, do one of the following:
• Touch screen: Swipe from the left edge of the screen to the
right.
• Mouse: Click the arrow symbol on the left of the screen.
Or, on the Start screen, select Photos ( ) → Camera Roll.
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Store
Purchase and download applications for the computer. Create a
Microsoft account to use this feature. See Microsoft account.
On the Start screen, select Store.
• This feature may not be available depending on the
operating system.
• Samsung cannot resolve problems with applications
installed from the Store. Contact customer support for
the application.
Microsoft account
Some Microsoft services, such as the Store, require a Microsoft
account. Create a Microsoft account to get the most from the
computer.
Before creating an account, the internet must be
connected.
1 Open the Charms and select the Settings charm → Change
PC settings. Or select PC settings on the Start screen.
2 Select Accounts → Connect to a Microsoft account, and
then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
• If you already have an account, sign in with the Microsoft
account.
• The registered Microsoft account on the computer cannot
be removed.
• Select Switch to a Local account to sign in the computer
with a Windows account.
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Basics
Touch screen (optional)
Only use fingers to use the touch screen.
Touch screen gestures
Swiping
• To open the Charms, swipe from the right edge of the touch
screen to the middle.
Start
• To open the most-recently used application, swipe from the
left edge of the touch screen to the middle.
Start
• To bring up the app commands, swipe downwards from the
top edge of the touch screen or swipe upwards from the
bottom edge of the touch screen.
Start Start
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• To close an application, swipe downward from the top edge
to the bottom edge of the touch screen.
• To view all installed applications, swipe upwards on the Start
screen.
Start
• To switch from the applications screen to the Start screen,
swipe downward on the applications screen.
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Double-tapping
To zoom in a part or double-click an item, double-tap on the
touch screen.
Tapping and holding
To perform the right-clicking function, tap and hold an item on
the touch screen.
• To scroll up, down, left or right, swipe with two fingers on the
touch screen.
or Tapping
To open an application, select a menu item, press an on-screen
button, or enter a character using the on-screen keyboard, tap it
with a finger on the touch screen.
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Pinching
To zoom in, spread two fingers apart on a website, map, or image.
Pinch to zoom out.
Dragging
To move an icon, app tile, or preview to a new location, touch and
hold it, and then drag it to the target position on the touch screen.
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• Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods
may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting.
Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the
computer.
• Touch the touch screen with clean and dry hands.
Remove the moisture from your hands and the touch
screen surface before use.
• Avoid contacting the computer with a foreign
substance. Doing so may cause the touch screen to
malfunction.
• Very light touches on the touch screen may not be
recognized.
• On the touch screen, press over an item precisely.
• The touch screen sensors are located at the edges of
the touch screen. Therefore, do not cover the edges of
the touch screen with protective covers or accessories.
• Touch screen gestures are available for touch screen
models running Windows and work only with some
applications.
• Do not apply a severe impact to the touch screen or
press it with a sharp object. Doing so may damage the
touch screen.
• Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact
with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges
can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
• Do not allow the touch screen to contact water. The
touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or
when exposed to water.
• Do not spray liquid cleansing solutions directly onto the
touch screen. The solution may enter the touch screen
or cause undesired operation. To clean the screen,
dampen a cloth with the solution and wipe the screen
gently. Do not use solutions or cloths that contain
abrasive materials, as they may damage the touch
screen.
• Do not damage the edges of the touch screen. Doing so
may damage the touch screen.
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1 On the desktop, open the Charms and then select the
Settings charm → Control Panel → Hardware and Sound →
Tablet PC Settings → Calibrate....
Calibrating the screen
Calibrate the touch settings to make the screen sense accurately
when using a finger.
This feature may differ or may not be available depending
on the operating system.
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Entering text
Use the virtual keyboard to enter text.
• Text entry is not supported in some languages. To
enter text, change the input language to one of the
supported languages.
• Enter text with the keyboard when using the computer
for a long time.
2 Select Yes when a pop-up appears.
3 Touch on the calibration screen.
• appears sequentially from the upper-left to the lowerright on the screen. Touch each time it appears.
• To return to the last calibration point, right-click or touch
and hold anywhere.
• To close the calibration screen, press the Esc key.
4 When finishing calibrating and a pop-up appears, select Yes.
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Number Description
• Delete a preceding character.
• Break to the next line.
• Enter uppercase. For all caps, press and hold it.
• Change the keyboard layout.
• Move the cursor.
• Enter a space.
• Enter emoticons.
• Enter numerals and punctuation marks.
Changing the keyboard layout
To change the keyboard layout, touch and select one of the
following:
• : Simplified Qwerty keyboard.
• : Split Qwerty keyboard for entering text with two hands.
• : Standard Qwerty keyboard.
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Copying and pasting
1 Touch and drag your finger across the text to select it.
2 Touch and hold the text to open the options pop-up.
3 Touch Copy or Cut.
4 Touch and hold a text input field and then touch Paste.
Entering uppercase
Touch before entering a character. For all caps, touch it twice.
Changing language keyboards
Add keyboards to enter text in other languages. Open the Charms
and select the Settings charm → Change PC settings → Time
and language → Region and languages → Add a language →
a language → Add.
Handwriting
Touch → , write a word with a finger, and then touch
Insert.
To view the handwriting help, touch .
Handwriting is not supported in some languages.
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• Press the Fn Lock key. When the Fn Lock key LED turns on,
press a hot key.

When the Fn Lock key is on, hot keys are activated without
pressing the Fn key.
Using hot keys
To use keyboard hot keys, do one of the following:
• Hold down the Fn key and press a hot key.
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Keyboard
Enter text or access computer functions with the keyboard.
• Images and available features may differ depending on the model and operating system.
• The keyboard layout may differ depending on the country.
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Key/Icon Description
F6 • Mute: Mute or unmute the audio.
F7
• Volume Control: Adjust the volume level.
F8
F9 • Keyboard backlight control: Adjust the
keyboard backlight brightness.F10
F11 • Silent mode: Reduce the fan noise.
F12
• Wi-Fi: Turn a Wi-Fi network on or off.
• When the LED is turned on, the Wi-Fi network
function is disabled.
Fn +
• Right-click: Perform the right-click function.
• Open the app commands of the selected
application on the Start screen.
If the hot keys do not work properly, install the Settings
application.
Hot key functions
Key/Icon Description
F1 • Settings: Launch the Settings application.
F2 • Screen brightness control: Adjust the
brightness level.F3
F4
• LCD/External monitor: Switch between the
LCD and an external display device when an
external display device is connected to the
computer.
F5
• Touchpad: Turn on or off the touchpad
function.
• When the LED is turned on, the touchpad
function is disabled.
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Windows hot keys
Use hot keys to access functions conveniently in Windows.
Press the Windows key ( ) or the Alt key, and a hot key
simultaneously.
Key Description
Windows key ( )
• Switch to the Start screen or the
most recent application.
Windows key ( )+D • Switch to the desktop.
Windows key ( )+C • Open the Charms.
Windows key ( )+L • Lock the screen.
Windows key ( )+U • Open Ease of Access Center.
Windows key ( )+P
• Opens the project menu (external
display connection) in the Devices
charm.
Windows key ( )+X • Open advanced management tools.
Alt+F4
• Close a running application.
• To use this function, the Fn Lock key
must be turned off.
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Clicking function
Tap the touchpad or press the left touchpad button.
or Tap
Click
Double-clicking function
Double-tap the touchpad or press the left touchpad button twice.
or Tap-tap
Click-click
Touchpad
Use the touchpad to move the cursor or select an item. The left
and right buttons of the touchpad act the same as the left and
right buttons of a mouse.
• Use the touchpad only with fingers. The touchpad will
not recognize actions of other objects.
• Images and the touchpad layout may differ depending
on the model.
Basic touchpad functions
Moving
To move the cursor, move a finger on the touchpad.
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Gesture functions
Swiping
• To open the Charms, swipe from the right edge of the
touchpad to the middle.
• To open the most-recently used application, swipe from the
left edge of the touchpad to the middle.
Right-clicking function
To right-click an item, press the right touchpad button.
Click
Dragging function
To move an icon or an app tile to a desired location, press and hold
it and then drag it to the target position with the left touchpad
button pressed.
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Pinching
To zoom in, spread two fingers apart on a website, map, or image.
Pinch to zoom out.
Gesture functions using three or more fingers on the
touchpad are not available.
• To scroll up, down, left or right, swipe with two fingers on the
touchpad.
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LCD brightness
Adjust the LCD brightness to reduce eye strain and save power.
Controlling with keyboard
• To dim the LCD screen, hold down the Fn key and press the
F2 key.
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• To brighten the LCD screen, hold down the Fn key and press
the F3 key.
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Configuring touchpad gestures
Configure touchpad gestures to use the touchpad more efficiently.
Open the Charms and then select the Settings charm → Control
Panel → Hardware and Sound → Touchpad → desired options.
To cancel touchpad gestures, deselect check boxes for the
corresponding options in the Touchpad window.
Some options in the touchpad settings may not be
available depending on the model.
Touchpad lock
Hold down the Fn key and press the F5 key. You can lock the
touchpad.
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Changing display mode
Set the optimal conditions for the screen, based on the activity.
1 On the Start screen, select .
2 Select Settings.
3 Select Display → Display Color → an option.
• Standard: Appropriate for normal environments and
convenient for most situations.
• Movie: Appropriate for dark surroundings or when
watching a movie.
• Movie (Bright): Adjusts colors and brightness for better
viewing, particularly for dark scenes in movies.
• Dynamic: Makes scenes more vivid and clear.
• Reading mode: Appropriate for reading documents.
• No Effect: Uses the display defaults.
Controlling with Charms
Open the Charms, select the Settings charm → , and drag the
slider.
• The LCD screen is set to the brightest level
automatically when the AC adapter is connected. The
LCD screen gets dimmer automatically when the AC
adapter is disconnected to preserve battery power.
• The computer has an automatic screen brightness
adjustment to extend the battery usage time. When
necessary, the screen brightness is gradually adjusted.
To turn off this function, right-click any area on the
desktop and set at Graphics Properties.
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• To mute or unmute the volume, hold down the Fn key and
press the F6 key.
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Controlling with Charms
Open the Charms, select the Settings charm → , and drag the
slider.
Volume
Adjust the system volume or sound volume when playing music
or video.
Controlling with keyboard
• To turn down the volume, hold down the Fn key and press the
F7 key.
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• To turn up the volume, hold down the Fn key and press the
F8 key.
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Learning the BIOS screen
The BIOS setup screen appears as shown below.
Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc.
System Date >
System Time >
SATA Port 1 SanDisk SSD U100 126GB
CPU Vender Intel(R)
CPU Type Core Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU
CPU Speed 1.70 GHz
CPU VT (VT-x) Supported
Total Memory 4096 MB
BIOS Version E00AAT.017.120804.dg
MICOM Version E00AAT.017
Number Name
• Setup items
• Setup tools
– Help: View the help for BIOS set up.
– Default: Return to default settings.
– Restore: Cancel changes.
– Save: Save settings.
– Exit: Exit BIOS setup.
• Help
Setup utility (BIOS)
Define a boot password, change the boot priority, or configure the
installed chipsets.
• Incorrect settings may cause the system to malfunction
or crash.
• The BIOS setup screens, menus, and items may appear
differently depending on the model and BIOS version.
• BIOS setup functions are subject to upgrades.
Entering the BIOS screen
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
• If the computer is password-protected, press the F2 key
several times before the password screen appears.
• If the password screen or the Windows start screen
appears, restart the computer and try again.
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BIOS setup keys
Key Description
/ • Change values.
/ • Move to another menu.
Enter • Select an item or enter a sub-menu.
Space • Change the slide button.
Esc
• Return to a higher level menu or to the Exit
menu.
F1 • View the setup help.
F3 • Load the previous settings.
F9 • Load the default settings.
F10 • Save changes and exit the BIOS setup.
Number Name
• Setup menu
– SysInfo: View the basic specifications of
the computer.
– Advanced: Configure the chipsets and
additional functions.
– Security: Configure security functions.
– Boot: Configure peripherals and
boot-related settings.
• The BIOS setup screen appears only in English.
• When using a keyboard, only certain keys will control
the BIOS setup screen.
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Setting passwords
There are three password settings available; Supervisor Password,
User Password, and HDD Password.
• Supervisor Password (low security level): This password is
required when turning on the computer or attempt to enter
the BIOS setup.
• User Password (low security level): This password is required
to enter the BIOS setup. This password will be deactivated
automatically if the Supervisor Password is disabled.
• HDD Password (high security level): This password is required
to access the hard disk drive (HDD) from another computer.
This password may not be supported, depending on the
model.
Boot password
Setting a password with the BIOS enhances protection against
viruses and hacking attacks.
• Do not forget your password or expose it to others.
• If you forget the Supervisor Password or HDD
Password, request assistance from the service center. In
this case, a service fee will be charged.
• When you forget the User Password, disable the
Supervisor Password, and the User Password is also
automatically disabled.
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6 Enter the password again to confirm it and select Ok.
7 Select Save → Yes to save and restart.
• To enable the Password on boot option, set a
Supervisor Password and enter the password when
starting up the computer.
• To change the HDD Password after setting it, restart
the computer.
• For some models, when the password entered message
appears in the Setup Notice window, select Ok to
complete the setup.
Setting a boot password
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
3 Access the Security menu.
4 Select a password type (Supervisor Password, User
Password, or HDD Password).
If you cannot select an item or the HDD Password Frozen
message appears, restart the computer. Then, press the F2 key
several times before the Samsung logo appears to enter the
BIOS setup screen.
5 Enter a password and select Ok.
The password can be up to 20 characters.
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Boot priority
Change the boot priority from the BIOS setup.
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
3 Access the Boot menu.
4 Select Boot Device Priority.
5 Click an option menu to open the list.
6 Select an option.
7 Select Save → Yes to save and restart.
Select Exit → Yes to restart without saving the changes.
To boot to DOS when using a USB device, enter the BIOS
setup, select the Boot menu, and set the Fast BIOS Mode
item to Off.
Removing a password
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
3 Access the Security menu.
4 Select a password type (Supervisor Password, User
Password, or HDD Password).
5 Enter the current password and select Ok.
6 Without entering any characters, select Ok → Ok.
For some models, to cancel the password, select Cancel in
the Setup Notice window.
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3 Select Advanced → Smart Battery Calibration.
Aptio Setup Utility - Copy (C) 2012 American Megatrends, Inc.
Smart Battery Calibration >
CPU Power Saving Mode On
Touch Pad Mouse On
USB Charge In Sleep Mode Off
USB S3 Wake-up Off
4 The Battery Calibration function is activated and the battery
is forcefully discharged. To stop the operation, press the
button.
This operation requires 3~5 hours depending on the battery
capacity and the remaining battery charge.
Using the Battery Calibration Function
When charging/discharging the battery repeatedly for a short
time only, the battery usage time may be reduced by the
difference between the actual battery charge and the remaining
charge display.
In this case, the actual battery charge and the remaining charge
display will be the same by discharging the battery completely
using the Battery Calibration function, and then recharging it
again.
The screen images and terms may differ from actual
product depending on the computer model and driver
version.
1 Disconnect the AC power adapter after turning off the
computer.
2 Turn the computer back on, and press the F2 key to enter the
Setup screen.
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Network & Internet
Wired LAN
To access the Internet at home, set up an account with an Internet
service provider (ISP). To purchase Internet service and a modem,
contact a local ISP.
• Some features or procedures may differ depending on
the model.
• These descriptions are written for Windows 8.1, so some
figures and descriptions may differ from your operating
system. Since the procedures for other Windows
operating systems are similar, use the computer
referring to these descriptions.
Wired LAN
1 Connect a LAN adapter to the wired LAN port of the
computer.
2 Connect the LAN cable to the LAN adapter.
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5 Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list of
network settings → Properties.
• The Network Component name may differ depending on
the operating system Installed.
• To add a network item such as a client, service, or protocol,
select Install under the list of network items.
3 On the desktop, open the Charms and select the Settings
charm → Control Panel → Network and Internet →
Network and Sharing Center → Change adapter settings.
4 Right-click Ethernet and select Properties.
The LAN device name may differ depending on the
computer’s network device.
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Wake on LAN (WOL) feature
Activate the system remotely from sleep mode when a signal,
such as a ping or magic packet command, is received via a wired
LAN.
1 On the desktop, open the Charms and select the Settings
charm → Control Panel → Network and Internet →
Network and Sharing Center → Change adapter settings.
2 Right-click Ethernet and select Properties.
3 Select Configure… → Power Management → Allow this
device to wake the computer → OK.
4 Restart the computer.
• If the computer wakes up from sleep mode inadvertently,
disable the Wake on LAN feature.
• This feature may not work while using other power saving
features. To disable other sleep functions, select the
Settings charm → Control Panel → Hardware and Sound
and then set Power Options.
6 Configure the IP settings.
• When using DHCP, select Obtain an IP address
automatically.
• When not using DHCP, contact the network administrator
for the IP address. To use a static IP address, select Use the
following IP address and set the IP address manually.
7 Select OK to save the settings.
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Wireless LAN
Connect the computer to a wireless network to use the Internet.
The descriptions below are for computer models with
a Wireless LAN card or device. A Wireless LAN device is
optional. The pictures in this manual may differ from the
actual product depending on the wireless LAN device
model.
About Access Point (AP)
An Access Point (AP) is a network device that bridges wired
and wireless LANs and corresponds to a wireless hub in a wired
network. Multiple devices can be connected to an AP.
• When connected to a 100Mbps/1Gbps wired LAN , a
message appears informing the user of connection to
a 10Mbps/100Mbps wired LAN when the computer
wakes from sleep mode. This happens because
restoring the network takes about 3 seconds. When the
network is restored, the computer will be connected to
the 100Mbps/1Gbps LAN.
• When the system is running on battery power, it may
take a few seconds for the connection to be established
when connecting a LAN cable. This is the result of
power saving features designed to reduce battery
consumption.
• When the system is running on battery power, the
speed of a wired LAN is decreased automatically
to reduce battery consumption. In this case, a
1Gbps/100Mbps LAN would function at the speed of a
100Mbps/10Mbps connection.
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2 Select a network from the list of detected wireless networks
→ Connect automatically → Connect.
Networks
Connect automatically
Connect
Airplane mode
Off
Wi-Fi
On View Connection Settings
3 Enter a password, if necessary, and select Next.
Once the computer has been connected to a wireless
network, it will attempt to connect to it automatically when
it is available. For the network key, please ask the network
administrator.
Wi-Fi networks
1 Open the Charms and then select Settings charm → .
Networks
Wi-Fi
On AP List
Airplane mode
Off
View Connection Settings
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Mobile broadband
(Wireless WAN, optional)
A wireless wide area network (WWAN) is a mobile broadband
network that is available in mobile phone service areas.
• The descriptions below are for computer models with
mobile broadband devices. A mobile broadband device
is optional.
• Contact the Samsung Service Center to receive service
for computer models with mobile broadband devices.
• Depending on the version of the operating system,
some functions may not be provided or different
functions may be provided.
• The pictures in this manual may differ from the actual
product depending on your WWAN device model.
• Contact your service provider for inquiries about mobile
broadband services.
Airplane mode
Airplane mode disables all wireless functions on the computer.
Only non-network services are available in Airplane mode.
To turn on Airplane mode, hold down the Fn key and press the
F12 key.
• This computer uses a non-harmonized frequency and
is intended for use in all European countries. The WLAN
can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors,
but cannot be operated outdoors.
• Turn off the WLAN feature when not in use to save
battery power.
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1 Open the Charms and then select Settings charm → .
Networks
Mobile broadband
Wi-Fi
Airplane mode
Off
View Connection Settings
If there are no available network service providers
listed under Mobile broadband, turn off the computer,
and insert the SIM card correctly, and then turn on the
computer.
2 Select a carrier name → Connect.
Selecting Connect overseas will automatically start
roaming. In this case, a service fee will be charged.
3 If the Profile settings screen appears, follow the on-screen
instructions to enter the required information.
When the connection is made, Connected appears beside the
network name and Internet access is available.
• You must subscribe first to use mobile broadband
services. To learn more, open the Charms and select
the Settings charm → Change PC settings → View
mobile broadband hardware information under
Wireless. You can view the IMEI, phone number, and
SIM ICC ID information. The carrier serial number can be
found on the bottom of the computer (corresponding
models only).
• Set a SIM card password for security. Open the Charms
and select the Settings charm → Network, and then
touch and hold Mobile broadband provider. Select
View connection properties → Security to set the
password.
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Applications
Using applications
Applications include the software that make up the
operating system. Windows provides basic applications for
frequently-performed tasks.
• Some applications are available only in Windows 8.1
desktop mode.
• Images and features may differ depending on the
model and the application version.
• Third-party software related services
For descriptions about and service requests for
third-party applications, please contact the relevant
manufacturer. Some troubleshooting actions in
response to service requests may not work depending
on the application manufacturer.
• Applications that are provided by Samsung can be
installed from SW Update.
• Some applications may not be supported depending
on the model.
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Menu Description
General • Set general settings.
Power Management • Set power related settings.
Network • Set network functions and settings.
Display • Set the screen brightness and color.
Sound • Set sound functions and settings.
Input • Set input functions and settings.
Settings
Settings, a Samsung integrated settings application, offers various
settings functions.
Images and features may differ depending on the model
and the application version.
1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
Settings.
2 Select an option to configure the corresponding function.
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2 Read and agree to the User Agreement.
This step appears only when the application runs for the first
time.
3 Select Install & Update.
4 Select items to update → OK.
Software Update
Install and update Samsung applications and drivers on the
computer easily and conveniently. This application enables the
user to search for or download the BIOS, drivers, and applications
over the Internet. Keep the computer performing better and more
stably with SW Update.
• To check for available updates, the computer must be
connected to the Internet.
• Only applications that have been installed with this
application can be updated.
• Images and features may differ depending on the
model and the application version.
1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
SW Update.
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1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
Support Center.
2 Select Resolve to correct the problems.
Support Center
Diagnose the performance, security, and status of the computer
and fix any problems it may have. Additionally, access the FAQ and
search features to find solutions for the problems.
• The Support Center application may not be provided
or may be a different version depending on the model.
• Images and features may differ depending on the
model and the application version.
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Playing another video while playing the
current video file
1 Right-click on the screen, or swipe downwards from the top
edge.
A list of videos will appear at the top of the screen.
2 Select a video to play.
S Player+
A variety of file types, including multimedia formats, are available
with S Player+.
1 On the Start screen, select S Player+.
2 Click to play a file.
Only files in the Video or Music folder are available for
playback. Move the selected file to a corresponding folder.
• Move any subtitle files to the Video or Music folder.
• Some files may not be played properly depending on
the encoding type.
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Configuring the security solution
To use the TPM security solution, initialize the TPM chip in the BIOS
Setup, initialize the TPM solution, and then register a user. To use
the TPM function, complete the following steps.
Step 1: Initializing the TPM chip
When using the TPM solution for the first time or registering a user
again, initialize the TPM chip.
• Initializing the TPM chip deletes all authentication data
on the chip.
• If the TPM chip is initialized after the security solution is
configured, decrypting any existing folders or files that
have been encrypted by the security solution may not
be possible. Failure to do so may lead to inaccessibility
to the folder and files after initialization.
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
3 Access the Security menu.
TPM security solution (optional)
Protect the user’s personal information by saving user
authentication data on a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip
installed in the computer. The Trusted Platform Module checks
the system integrity and authenticates third-party users who
would like to access the security features, while remaining under
complete control of its primary user.
• Images and features may differ depending on the
model and the application version.
• Refer to the security solution help for more information.
• This function is only supported for models with TPM
(security chip).
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9 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
10 On the BIOS setup screen, access the Security menu.
11 Select TPM Configuration.
12 Set TPM State to Enable and Activate.
13 Select Save.
The computer restarts.
14 When the system reboots, press the corresponding keys by
following the on-screen instructions.
15 Select Save.
The computer restarts.
4 Select TPM Configuration.
5 Set TPM Device to Enabled.
6 Set TPM State to Clear.
7 Select Save.
The computer restarts.
8 When the system reboots, press the corresponding keys by
following the on-screen instructions.
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Step 3: Registering a user
Register a user according to the procedures below.
1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge.
2 Select Manage Security Platform → User Settings.
3 When the initialization wizard appears, select an initialization
method → a drive → Next.
• Back up the emergency recovery file to an external
storage device according to the instructions of the
initialization wizard to use the TPM security device more
safely.
• If Not initialized pop-up message appears, select Yes.
Step 2: Installing the TPM solution
Install the TPM solution according to the procedures below.
This solution is provided only for models with Recovery
and the TPM solution.
1 Run Recovery and select System Software.
2 Select System Software Installation.
3 Select TPM Host SW → Install Now.
The SW Update application will be launched.
If the system software media is supplied with the product,
install the application by using the system software media
(only when supplied.)
4 After the installation, select OK.
The computer restarts.
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Encrypting folders and files
Encrypt folders and files with the Encrypt Files System (EFS). EFS is
available for the following operating systems:
• Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Enterprise /
Windows 7 Ultimate
• Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8 Enterprise
• Windows 8.1
1 Right-click a folder or file and then select Encrypt.
4 When the security platform screen appears, select Next.
5 Select a security platform feature and set a user password.
6 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration.
To use the virtual drive feature, select Security Platform
Features and then select Personal Secure Drive (PSD).
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3 The color of the encrypted folder or name of the encrypted
file changes to green.
2 Select a security type → OK.
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Decrypting folders and files
1 Right-click an encrypted folder or file and then select Decrypt.
2 When the User Account Control window appears, select
Continue.
3 Enter a password and select OK.
Opening encrypted folders and files
1 Double-click an encrypted folder or a file.
2 Enter the basic user password on the user account control
window and select OK.
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2 Enter a password and click OK.
• The virtual drive (Personal Secure Drive) is created.
• Note that when copying confidential data to the Personal
Security Drive, the original data files are not encrypted.
Using the virtual drive (Personal Secure
Drive)
The virtual drive is a space to save and manage confidential data.
In the created virtual drive (PSD), it is possible to create files and
folders as with a normal drive and to use confidential data saved
on another drive by copying the data to the virtual drive (PSD).
To use the virtual drive, select Personal Secure Drive (PSD) when
registering the security solution, and then load the virtual drive.
To load a virtual drive,
1 On the taskbar, right-click and select Personal Secure
Drive → Load….
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Registering a new user to the security
solution
To register an existing user, delete the existing authentication
information saved on the TPM chip, and then clear the TPM chip.
Register the user in the following order.
When the virtual drive (PSD) does not appear
The virtual drive (PSD) is available only when the Personal Secure
Drive (PSD) option is selected during the program registration.
Complete the following steps to select the Personal Secure Device
option from the user settings.
1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge.
2 Select Manage Security Platform → User Settings.
3 Select Configure… under Security Platform Features.
4 When the initialization wizard appears, select Personal Secure
Drive (PSD) → Next.
5 Enter the user password.
6 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
configuration.
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Step 2: Deleting authentication information
To delete the existing authentication information, uninstall the
TPM security solution and delete the solution data.
1 On the desktop, open the Charms and select the Settings
charm.
2 Select Control Panel → Programs → Uninstall a program.
3 Right-click Infineon TPM Professional Package → Uninstall.
4 If the message window appears, select Yes.
5 If the Infineon Security Platform message appears, select No.
6 On the taskbar, select File Explorer ( ).
Step 1: Deleting a virtual drive
If a virtual drive has been created, delete the virtual drive before
deleting the existing authentication information saved on the TPM
chip.
1 On the taskbar, right-click and select Personal Secure
Drive → Create/Manage....
2 Select Next.
3 Enter the current password and select Next.
4 Select Delete selected PSD → Next.
5 Select a deletion type and select Next.
6 Select Next → Finish.
The virtual drive is deleted.
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7 Select View → Options → View → Hidden files and folders.
8 Select the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option and
select OK.
9 Open the Computer window and select Local disk (C:) →
ProgramData.
10 Delete the Infineon folder.
The security solution is deleted.
Step 3: Configuring the security solution (TPM)
To use the TPM security solution, see Configuring the security
solution.
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External devices
External CD/DVD drive
This computer supports external CD/DVD drives with USB
interfaces (optional). Check if the interface type of the external
CD-ROM drive is a USB type.
Connecting the drive
Connect the drive to the USB port of the computer.
Inserting and ejecting a CD or DVD
1 Press the Eject button to open the tray.
Number Description
• Emergency aperture
• Eject button
• Status indicator light
2 Insert a CD or DVD.
3 Push the tray inward until it clicks.
The status indicator turns on.
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• Do not insert warped, cracked, or heavily scratched
disks. Doing so can damage the drive.
• Do not eject disks while the status indicator light is on.
• Your external drive may differ from the images used in
this manual.
• If the drive will not open when the power is off, insert
the end of a paper clip ( ) into the emergency
aperture to open the tray manually.
• When cleaning a CD or DVD, wipe it with a soft cloth
from the inside edge towards the outside edge.
• Reading and writing speeds may differ depending on
the condition and type of media.
• A CD or DVD that is not in the shape of a circle is not
recommended.
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• Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with
the computer. Using an incompatible card may damage
the computer or the memory card, or corrupt the data
stored in it.
• Use caution to insert the memory card in the indicated
direction.
• Store the card separately to prevent losing the card
when moving the computer.
• Memory card speeds vary.
Memory card
Use a memory card to transfer data to other devices, such as
digital cameras or MP3 players. Memory cards are sold separately.
Purchase a memory card with the necessary capacity for the
requirement.
This computer supports the following types of memory cards.
Abbreviation Description
SD • Secure Digital
mini SD • mini Secure Digital
micro SD • micro Secure Digital
SDHC • Secure Digital High Capacity
mini SDHC • mini Secure Digital High Capacity
micro SDHC • micro Secure Digital High Capacity
SDXC • Secure Digital eXtended Capacity
micro SDXC • micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity
To use a mini or micro card, insert the card into an adapter before
inserting it into the memory card slot.
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3 Select the pop-up message to open the memory card folder.
If a pop-up message appears, click the corresponding window
→ Continue without scanning.
4 Select Open folder to view files.
5 Save, move, or delete data on the memory card.
The memory card folder opens only on the desktop.
Removing a memory card
Grasp the end of the card and pull it out of the slot.
Inserting a memory card
1 If a dummy card is inserted in the memory card slot, remove it.
2 Insert a memory card into the memory card slot in the
indicated direction.
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• To use a memory card to exchange data with a digital
device, such as a digital camera, formatting the data
with the digital device is recommended.
• When trying to use a formatted memory card in
another digital device, format the memory card again in
the device.
• Inserting and removing a memory card repeatedly may
damage the memory card.
• Secure Digital Input Output (SDIO) is not supported.
• If the write-protect tab is in the locked position, you
cannot format, write, or delete data on the card.
Formatting a memory card
Format the memory card to remove all data or before using it for
the first time.
Formatting a memory card deletes all data saved on
the card. If necessary, back up important data before
formatting the card.
1 On the taskbar, select File Explorer ( ).
2 Right-click the memory card drive, and then select Format.
3 Select Start.
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Connecting to a display
1 Connect the VGA cable or micro HDMI cable to the
corresponding port of the computer.
When using a VGA cable, connect the VGA adapter to the
computer first.
A VGA adaptor is an optional item and may not be
provided for some models.
External display
Connecting the computer to an external display device can be
useful for presentations or when watching a movie. The cables
required to connect an external display are sold separately. The
computer supports either VGA or micro HDMI cables.
VGA cable Micro HDMI cable
• Check the available ports on the display device to
ensure that it is compatible with the computer.
• If both types of ports are available, the micro HDMI port
is recommended for better audio and video quality.
• An external display is not supported when using DOS or
the Command Prompt window.
• Simultaneous output to all three (LCD + CRT + HDMI) is
not supported depending on the model.
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3 Connect the power cord to the external display.
4 Turn on the display and change its display mode to one that
supports an external input.
5 On the computer, open the Charms and select the Devices
charm → Project → Second screen.
6 Select a mode.
• PC screen only: Show the interface on the computer
monitor only.
• Duplicate: Show the interface on both the computer
and the external display.
• Extend: Extend the screen to the external display.
• Second screen only: Show the interface only on the
external display.
Alternatively, on the desktop, open the Charms and select
the Settings charm → Control Panel → Appearance and
Personalization → Display → Change display settings
→ Display → an option. For more information, refer to OS
help.
2 Connect the other end of the cable to the D-SUB port or HDMI
port of the external display.
If the display has several HDMI ports, connect the cable to the
DVI IN port.

Monitor port
VGA adapter
D-SUB port

Micro HDMI port HDMI port
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Slim security slot
Secure the computer to an object by connecting the security
lock (optional) to the security slot. The security slot is designed
for Samsung Security Locks only, which are sold separately. Other
security locks will not fit in the slot.
Loop the Samsung Security Lock around a secure object and
connect it to the security slot on the computer.
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Troubleshooting
Recover/Backup
When a problem occurs with the computer, it is possible to easily
recover the computer back to the factory default settings by using
the Recovery application (Recover/Backup). It is also possible
to recover the computer to a previously backed up point. Back
up important data regularly before a problem occurs with the
computer.
• The Recovery application may not be provided in
models with less than 64 GB of memory. For models
with less than 64 GB of memory, recover the computer
to the factory default settings by reinstalling Windows.
• Some functions may differ or may be unavailable,
depending on the version. Refer to the application’s
help for more information.
• Run the Recovery application with administrator
privileges.
• CD/DVD drives are not supported by the Recovery
application.
• Recovering the computer erases the data or
applications saved after a backup point. Therefore, back
up important data regularly before a problem occurs
with the computer.
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2 Select Recover.Recovering to factory default
Recover the computer to factory default settings. If necessary,
back up important data to an external storage device before
restoring the system. See Backing up the current system.
1 When the computer starts Windows: On the Start screen,
click at the lower-left edge, and select Recovery.
When the computer does not start Windows: Turn on the
computer and press the F4 key several times before the
Samsung logo appears.
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Backing up the current system
Back up important data to an alternate internal drive or an
external storage device regularly to prevent data loss.
1 When backing up to an external storage device, connect the
device to the computer.
2 On the initial Recovery screen, select Backup.
3 Select the first point → Recover.
Factory
default
point
Set Maintain user data to ON to recover the computer
while maintaining the current user data.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery.
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Recovering after a backup
Select a backup point saved on an alternate internal drive or an
external storage device to recover the computer to the point.
1 When backing up to an external storage device, connect the
device to the computer.
2 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
Recovery.
3 Select Recover.
3 Select a drive under Stored drive → Backup.
• When backing up to an external storage device, connect
the device to the computer and then select the external
drive.
• CD/DVD drive cannot be selected.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the backup.
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Copying the hard drive
(making a disk image)
To replace the hard drive, move the data to the new drive by
making a disk image. The new drive must be large enough to hold
the data from the current drive.
Purchase an external hard drive connector separately to connect
the new drive to the computer.
1 Connect the new drive to the computer with an external hard
drive connector.
2 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
Recovery.
3 Select Disk copy.
4 Select a point to recover → Recover.
• Select one of your backup points.
• If a backup data is stored on an internal drive, select
→ the drive.
Backup
point
5 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the restoration.
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5 After the data is saved to another drive, open the cover at the
bottom of the computer and replace the existing drive with
the new one.
If the cover is difficult to open, contact the Samsung Service
Center to request assistance. You will be charged for this
service.
4 Select an option under Disk recovery point → Disk copy.
The data on the current hard disk is copied to the new hard
disk.
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5 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete creating the
disk image.
6 Disconnect the external storage device and store it in a safe
place.
To recover the computer to the factory default settings with
the factory image, connect the external storage device. Start
the Recovery application and select the upper-left Recover
→ factory default point → the lower-right Recover.
Making a disk image of factory default
settings
Create a factory disk image to simplify the restoring process.
1 Connect an external storage device.
2 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge, and select
Recovery.
3 Select Factory image.
4 Select an external drive → Run.
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Q&A
When experiencing problems with the computer, try these
solutions.
Windows
Where is the Shut down button?
Touch screen:
• At the upper-right corner of the Start screen, select Power
( ) → Shut down.
• Open the Charms and select the Settings charm → Power →
Shut down.
• Touch and hold the Start button, and then select Shut down
or sign out → Shut down.
Mouse:
• At the upper-right corner of the Start screen, select Power
( ) → Shut down.
• Open the Charms and select the Settings charm → Power →
Shut down.
• Right-click the Start button, and then click Shut down or sign
out → Shut down.
Windows recovery function
If the Recovery application is not supported by the computer,
recover system to factory default settings using the recovery
function of Windows.
Reinstalling Windows will erase all data saved on the
computer. Back up application and personal data to an
external storage device before reinstalling Windows.
1 Open the Charms and select the Settings charm → Change
PC settings → Update and recovery → Recovery.
2 Select Get Started under Remove everything and reinstall
Windows.
Select Get Started under Refresh your PC without affecting
your files to recover the computer while keeping photos,
videos, music files, and documents.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the
reinstallation.
After a recovery, on the Start screen, click at the lowerleft edge, and select SW Update to install the necessary
Samsung applications.
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How can I uninstall an application?
1 On the desktop, open the Charms and select the Settings
charm.
2 Select Control Panel → Programs → Uninstall a program →
an application → Uninstall.
Alternatively, right-click the Start button, and the select
Programs and Features.
Select an application to uninstall → uninstall.
My application disappeared from the Start screen.
How can I correct this?
Touch screen:
1 On the Start screen, swipe upward.
2 All installed applications will appear.
3 Touch and hold an application, and then select Pin to start.
Mouse:
1 On the Start screen, click at the lower-left edge to view
installed applications.
2 Right-click an application, and then select Pin to start.
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How can I start my computer in DOS?
To start the computer in DOS via a USB device:
1 Turn on the computer.
2 Before the Samsung logo appears, press the F2 key several
times.
3 Select the Boot menu.
4 Set Fast BIOS Mode to Off.
5 Set Secure boot Control to Off.
6 Set OS Mode Selection to CSM mode and then restart the
computer.
How can I change the screen settings, environment
settings, color, and so on?
Configure the lock screen, Start screen, and account picture by
opening the Charms and selecting the Settings charm → Change
PC settings → PC and devices. To configure any other features,
on the desktop, open the Charms and select the Settings charm
→ Control Panel.
Why am I unable to run Active X in Internet Explorer
when I launch it on the Start screen?
The version of Internet Explorer that appears on the Start screen
complies with HTML5 web standards, so it does not support Active
X. Launch Internet Explorer on the desktop to view websites that
require Active X.
Can I remove Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 and install a
different operating system?
To install a different operation system on the computer,
change the BIOS settings first. For more information,
visit http://www.samsung.com → Customer support →
Troubleshooting and search for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.
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Why is the capacity representation of the hard disk
drive (HDD) in Windows different from the product
specifications?
The capacity of the storage device (HDD or SSD) of the
manufacturer is calculated assuming that 1KB=1,000 Bytes.
However, the operating system (Windows) calculates the storage
device capacity assuming that 1KB=1,024 Bytes, and therefore the
capacity representation of the HDD in Windows is smaller than
the actual capacity. The capacity representation in Windows may
be smaller than the actual capacity because some applications
occupy a certain area of the HDD outside of Windows.
For models with the Recovery application, the HDD capacity
representation in Windows may be smaller than the actual
capacity because the Recovery application uses a hidden area of
5-20 GB of the HDD to save the recovery image, and that hidden
area is not counted towards the total size available to Windows.
The size of the Recovery application varies by model.
Touch screen resolution
Text on the screen overlaps or looks small.
If the font size is set too large or small, text may not fit or may not
be legible on the screen.
In this case, on the desktop, right-click any area and select
Personalize → Display → an option under Change the size of all
items → Apply → Sign out now.
Recovery
What is a Recovery Area?
The computer has an additional partition for restoring data
or saving backup files (only for models with the Recovery
application). This partition is called a Recovery Area and it
includes a recovery image comprised of the operating system and
applications.
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What is a recovery image?
This refers to specifications about the operating system, drivers,
and software that are converted to a data image. It is required
to recover the computer and is embedded in the computer’s
HDD. However, this is not provided for storage devices where the
capacity is less than 64 GB, due to their small capacities.
How can I recover a computer that does not have the
Recovery application?
Recover the computer with the recovery function provided by
Windows. Refer to the Recover Functionality item in the help for
more details.
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Appendix
Product specifications
The system specifications may differ depending on the derived
models. For detailed system specifications, refer to the product
catalogue.
Item Specification
CPU • Intel Core i5/i7 Processor
Main memory • Memory type: DDR3L SDRAM
Storage device • SSD
Graphics • Intel HD Graphics (Internal)
Operating
environment
• Temperature: -5–40 °C for storage,
10–35 °C when operating
• Humidity: 5–90 % for storage,
20–80 % when operating
AC/DC rating
• Input: 100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz
• Output: 19 VDC, 2.1 A
PC rating • 19 VDC 2.1 A (40 W)
• Optional components may not be provided or different
components may be provided depending on the
model.
• The system specifications are subject to change without
notice.
• The Storage device capacity of a computer in which
Recovery is installed, is represented as smaller than the
product specification.
• Replacement, addition, or upgrade of memory is
unavailable for this computer hardware.
• The amount of memory that Windows can use may be
smaller than the actual amount of memory available.
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• Use an adjustable chair with firm, comfortable support.
• Adjust the height of your chair so that thighs are horizontal to
the floor and feet are flat on the floor.
• The back of the chair should support the lower back. Adjust
the backrest to fit your body properly.
• Sit back fully in your chair and straighten the back and neck.
Avoid leaning forward or craning your neck toward the
computer screen.
• Avoid using the computer while lying down or on your lap.
If the computer’s temperature increases, there is a danger of
burn injury.
• The instructions in this manual have been prepared
so that they can be applied to the range of needs of
general users. If the user is not included in the range,
the recommendations should be applied according to
the user’s needs.
• Images may differ from actual products.
Ergonomic tips
Maintaining a proper posture during computer use is very
important to prevent physical injury. Improper or prolonged
keyboard use may result in repetitive strain injury. Viewing the
monitor screen for extended periods of time may result in eye
strain. Therefore, please follow these guidelines carefully when
setting up and using the computer.
Back and neck
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• When using the keyboard and touchpad, the shoulders
should be relaxed. The upper arm and forearm should form an
angle that is slightly greater than a right angle, with the wrist
and hand in almost a straight line.
• Use a light touch when typing or using the touchpad and
keep the hands and fingers relaxed. Avoid rolling the thumbs
under your palms or supporting the wrists on the desk while
typing.
• Use an external keyboard and mouse when using the
computer for long periods. When using an external keyboard
and mouse, position the devices at the same height as the
computer and within comfortable reach.
Arms and hands
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Hearing and volume control
VOLUME
Check your volume!
• Ensure that volume is not too loud before using headphones.
• Avoid using headphones for long periods of time.
• Default audio settings can be changed by software and driver
updates without your knowledge. Always recheck equalizer
and volume settings before listening to audio.
• To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high
volume levels for long periods.
Eye position and display illumination
50c
m • Position the screen at least 50 cm away from your eyes.
• Adjust the height of the screen so that its top edge is equal to
or just below the level of your eyes.
• Avoid setting the screen’s brightness settings excessively high.
• Keep the screen clean.
• If wearing glasses, clean them before using the computer.
• When referring to printed content while typing, use a static
paper holder to hold the paper at about the same height as
the monitor.
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Operating conditions
• Take at least a 10 minute break every hour.
• Avoid using the computer in dark locations. Use the computer
with as much ambient light as you would when reading a
book.
• Indirect illumination is recommended. Use a curtain to
prevent reflections and glare on the screen.
• While operating a computer and talking on the phone, use a
headset. Using the computer while holding a phone on your
shoulder or with your neck may lead to muscle strain or injury.
• Keep frequently used items within reach.
• Use the computer only within the temperature and humidity
ranges specified in this manual.
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Power Indicator Light (LED)
Center Holes
220V Power Plug 110V Power Plug
Good Example O
Wrong Example X
Battery
Charging the battery on an airplane
Power outlets may vary by airplane. Choose the connection
method that fits your circumstances.
The power plug and auto adapter figures may differ from
the actual products.
Using an AC power plug
Insert the power plug pins into the center of the power outlet.
• If the pins are not inserted into the centers of the holes, they
will not be fully connected. In this case, reconnect the power
plug.
• You must insert the power plug when the power indicator
light (LED) is lit green. If the plug is connected properly, the
power indicator light remains green.
Otherwise, the power indicator light turns off. In this case,
disconnect the plug, verify that the power indicator light is
green and then reconnect the power plug.
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Using an airplane charging converter
Depending on the type of airplane you are travelling on, use the
auto adapter and charging converter. Insert the airplane power
input jack into the airplane’s power outlet.
1 Connect the auto adapter’s DC plug to the computer.
2 Connect the airplane charging converter (optional) to the
auto adapter (optional).
3 Insert the airplane power input jack into the power outlet.
Auto adapter Charging converter
Power outlet of the airplane
DC plug Cigar plug DC jack
2
1
2
Using an auto adapter
When a 12VDC power supply is available a cigarette lighter socket
will be provided. Use the optional auto adapter to use the 12VDC
power supply.
1 Insert the cigarette lighter plug of the auto adapter into the
cigarette lighter socket.
2 Connect the DC plug of the auto adapter to the power input
port of the computer.
Auto adapter
Cigar socket of the airplane
DC plugCigar plug
2
1
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Warning
Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause
personal injury and even fatality.
Installation related
15cm
Keep the computer at least 15 cm away from
any object.
Failure to do so may result in computer
malfunction or injury.
Do not place or use the computer on slanted or
vibrating places.
Failure to do so may result in computer
malfunction or damage.
To avoid danger of suffocation, keep the plastic
bag away from infants and children.
Putting a plastic bag over the head may result in
suffocation.
Safety precautions
This safety information relates to computer use. Some of the
content may be not applicable to your computer. To prevent injury
or damage to your computer, read the safety information before
using it.
• Since this is commonly applied to Samsung Computers,
some pictures may differ from actual products.
• The term “product,” as used in this manual, refers to
basic components, such as the computer, battery,
adapter and optional accessories provided by
Samsung.
NP v3.7
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Connect the power cord to the AC adapter
firmly.
Otherwise, there is a danger of fire due to an
incomplete contact.
Use only the AC adapter supplied with the
product.
Using another adapter may cause the screen to
flicker.
Use only properly earthed electric sockets or
extension cords.
Connecting to unearthed electric sockets or
extension cords does not protect users from
earth faults. Unearthed electric sockets or
extension cords may cause electric shock or fire.
If water or another substance enters the
product, disconnect the power cord and
contact the Samsung Service Center. For
notebook computers that are provided with
an external removable battery, separate the
battery also.
Damage to the device within the computer may
cause electric shock or fire.
Power related
The power plug and wall outlet figures may differ
depending on the country specifications and the product
model.
Handle the power cord with care.
• Do not touch with wet hands.
• Do not use a damaged or loose power
cord.
• Use only specified voltage/capacity.
• Firmly insert the power cable into the AC
adapter.
• Do not unplug the power cord by pulling
the cable only.
• Unplug the wall-mount AC adapter
(adapter and plug integrated type) from
the wall outlet while holding the body and
pulling it.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock
or fire.
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Take care not to allow metal objects such as a
key or clip to touch the battery terminal (metal
parts).
This may cause excessive current and result in
fire, burns, or damage to the battery.
If the product leaks, emits strange odors, or
swells, immediately stop using the product and
contact the Samsung Service Center.
Failure to do so may result in an explosion or fire.
To use the computer safely, replace a dead
battery with a new, authorized battery.
When removing the real time clock (RTC)
battery, keep it away from infants and children.
If a child swallows the battery, the child may
suffocate. If this happens, immediately contact a
doctor.
Keep the power cord or outlet clean with a dry
towel so that they are not covered with dust.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock or
fire.
Do not bend or damage the power cable or
the AC adapter with a heavy or sharp-edged
object.
A damaged cable or cord may result in electric
shock or fire.
Battery usage related
Keep the battery, AC adapter, and the power
cord away from infants and pets.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock or
computer malfunction.
Use only Samsung-approved battery and AC
adapter.
Batteries or AC adapters that are not approved
by Samsung may malfunction from a defective
safety device, resulting in an explosion or fire.
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Never heat the product or put the product
into a fire. Do not put or use the product in a
hot location such as a sauna, inside a vehicle
exposed to heat, and so on.
There is a danger of explosion or fire.
Before cleaning the computer, disconnect all
the cables that are connected to the computer.
For notebook computers that are provided
with an external removable battery, separate
the battery also.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock or
fire.
Keep the product away from water or liquid.
Water or liquid entering the computer may cause
a short circuit inside the product, resulting in
electric shock or fire.
Usage related
Do not use the computer on heated floors or
electric pads, or on beds, blankets, or cushions
that block the ventilation of the computer.
In these environments, be careful not to block
the vent of the computer, which is normally at
the side or bottom of the computer. A blocked
vent causes the computer to overheat, resulting
in an explosion, fire, burns, or computer
malfunction.
Do not use the computer in very damp
locations such as a bathroom.
Failure to do so may result in computer
malfunction or electric shock. Use the computer
within the recommended temperature and
humidity range (10–35 °C, 20–80 % RH).
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Follow all instructions as specified in the user
manual.
Do not disassemble any other parts by yourself.
Failure to do so may result in computer
malfunction, electric shock, or fire.
Do not disassemble the power supply unit,
the AC adapter, or the battery under any
circumstances.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock, fire,
or an explosion.
Shut down the computer and disconnect all
cables before disassembling the computer. If
the notebook is an external and removable
battery type, remove the external battery.
Failure to do so, may cause electric shock.
If the product is dropped or broken, disconnect
the power cord and contact the Samsung
Service Center. For notebook computers that
are provided with an external removable
battery, separate the battery also.
Using a broken computer may result in electric
shock or fire.
Do not touch the computer vents or the
connected AC adapter for extended periods
while the computer is on.
Contact with the vent or the connected AC
adapter for extended periods may result in lowtemperature burns, such as redness on the skin.
Upgrade related
Do not attempt to upgrade the computer,
unless you are qualified.
Contact the Samsung Service Center or an
electrician.
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When carrying the notebook computer with
other items, such as the adapter, mouse, books
etc, take care not to press anything against the
notebook computer.
If a heavy object is pressed against the notebook
computer, a white spot or stain may appear on
the LCD. Therefore, take care not to apply any
pressure to the notebook.
In this case, place the notebook computer in
a separate compartment away from the other
objects.
Storage and movement related
Do not close the LCD panel and put the
computer into a bag to move it when it is still
turned on.
The computer may overheat and there is a
danger of fire. Shut the computer down properly
before moving it.
When using wireless communication (LAN,
Bluetooth, etc) always follow applicable
instructions. For example, airlines and
hospitals have strict requirements.
Avoid exposing a drive to magnetic fields.
Security devices with magnetic fields include
airport walk-through devices and security
wands. The airport security devices that check
carry-on luggage, such as conveyor belts,
use x-rays instead of magnetism and will not
damage a drive.
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Do not place a heavy object over the product.
This may cause a problem with the computer. In addition, the
object may fall and cause injury, or damage the computer.
Connect the power cord to a nearer consent when installing the
computer.
If a problem occurs to the computer and disconnection from the
consent is delayed, there is a danger of electric shock or fire.
Dispose of worn-out batteries properly.
• There is a danger of fire or explosion.
• The battery disposal method may differ depending on
your country and region. Dispose of the used battery in an
appropriate way.
Do not throw or disassemble the battery and do not put it into
water.
This may cause an injury, fire or explosion.
Caution
Failure to follow instructions marked with this symbol may cause
slight injury or damage to the product.
Installation related
Do not block the ports (holes), vents, etc. of the product and do
not insert objects.
Damage to a component within the computer may cause electric
shock or fire.
When using the computer with it lying on its side, place it so
that the vents face upwards.
Failure to do so, may cause the internal temperature of the
computer to rise and the computer to malfunction or halt.
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Usage related
Use the pen for its intended purpose only.
Using the pen improperly may cause physical injury.
Do not place a candle, light cigar, etc. over or on the product.
There is a danger of fire.
Make sure to have the product tested by a safety service
engineer after repairing the product.
Authorized Samsung Repair Centers will carry out safety checks
after a repair. Using a repaired product without testing it for safety
may cause an electric shock or fire.
Use only a battery authorized by Samsung.
Failure to do so may cause an explosion.
Avoid contact with metal objects such as car keys or clips when
keeping or carrying a battery.
Contact with a metal may cause excessive current and a high
temperature and may damage the battery or cause a fire.
Charge the battery according to the instructions in the manual.
Failure to do so, may cause an explosion or fire from damage to
the product.
Do not heat the product(or battery) or expose it to heat (e.g.
inside a vehicle during the summer).
There is a danger of explosion or fire.
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Do not drop, hit, or apply excessive force to the computer.
Failure to do so may result in physical injury or data loss.
Do not touch the antenna with electricity facility such as the
power outlet.
There is a danger of electric shock.
When handling computer parts, follow the instructions on the
manual supplied with the parts.
Failure to do so, may cause damage to the product.
If the computer emits smoke, or there is a burning smell,
disconnect the power plug from the wall outlet and contact
the Samsung Service Center immediately. If the notebook is
external, and removable battery type, remove the external
battery.
There is a danger of fire.
Do not use a damaged or modified CD.
There is a danger of damaging the product or personal injury.
In case of lightning, immediately turn the system off, disconnect
the power cord from the wall outlet and phone line from
modem. Do not use a modem or phone.
There is a danger of electric shock or fire.
Connect only permitted devices to the connectors or ports of
the computer.
Failure to do so, may cause electric shock and fire.
Close the LCD panel only after checking if the notebook
computer is turned off.
The temperature may rise and it may cause deformation of the
product.
Do not press the Eject Button while the CD-ROM drive is in
operation.
You might lose data and the disk might be suddenly ejected and
could cause an injury.
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Keep the product away from magnetic fields.
• Magnetic materials may cause the product malfunction or
cause the battery to discharge.
• The magnetism in the computer may damage the information
in the magnetic stripe cards such as credit cards.
Upgrade Related
Take care when touching the product or parts.
The device may be damaged or you may be injured.
Take care not to throw or drop a computer part or device.
This may cause injury or damage to the product.
Do not insert the fingers into the PC Card Slot.
There is a danger of injury or electric shock.
Use recommended computer cleansing solution when cleaning
the product and only use the computer when it is completely
dried.
Failure to do so may cause electric shock or fire.
Emergency disk eject method using paperclip should not
be used while the disk is in motion. Make sure to use the
emergency disk eject method only when the Optical Disk Drive
has stopped.
There is a danger of injury.
Do not place your face close to the Optical Disk Drive tray when
it is operating.
There is a danger of injury due to an abrupt ejection.
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Storage and movement related
Properly shut down, disconnect and secure the computer
cables before moving it.
Failure to do so may damage the computer or cause someone to
trip over a loose cable.
For long periods of not using the notebook computer, discharge
the battery and preserve as it is detached. (For external and
removable battery type)
The battery will be preserved at its best condition.
Do not operate or watch the computer while driving a vehicle.
There is a danger of a traffic accident. Please concentrate on
driving.
Make sure to close the computer cover before connecting the
power after a reassembly.
There is a danger of electric shock if your body touches an internal
part.
Use parts authorized by Samsung only.
Failure to do so, may cause fire or damage the product.
Never disassemble or repair the product by yourself.
If the computer serviced or repaired by an unqualified technician,
the warranty will not cover the repair fees. There is a danger of
accident. Use authorized Samsung Service Centers.
To connect a device that is not manufactured or authorized
by Samsung, enquire at the Samsung Service Center before
connecting the device.
There is a danger of damaging the product.
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Causes that may damage the data of a hard disk drive and the
hard disk drive itself.
• The data may be lost when an external impact is applied to
the disk while disassembling or assembling the computer.
• The data may be lost when the computer is turned off or reset
by a power failure while the hard disk drive is operating.
• The data may be lost and irrecoverable due to a computer
virus infection.
• The data may be lost if the power is turned off while running
an application.
• Sudden impact or movement to the computer while the hard
disk drive is operating, may cause files to be corrupted or bad
sectors on the hard disk.
To prevent data loss due to damage to the hard disk drive,
please back up the data frequently.
Cautions on preventing data loss (Hard disk
management)
Take care not to damage the data on a hard disk drive.
• A hard disk drive is so sensitive to external impact that an
external impact may cause loss of data on the surface of the
disk.
• Take extra care, because moving the computer or an impact
on the computer when it is turned on may damage the data
of the hard disk drive.
• Samsung is not liable for any loss of data on the hard disk
drive.
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LCD bad pixels principle of the computer
Samsung observes strict specifications regarding the quality
and reliability of the LCD. However, there is a small chance that
a few pixels may be bad. A large number of bad pixels can cause
problems with the display, but a small number of bad pixels does
not generally affect computer performance.
Samsung’s quality standards for bad pixels are as follows:
• Bright dot: 2 or fewer
• Black dot: 4 or fewer
• Combination (bright and dark): 4 or fewer
Cleaning the LCD screen
Clean the LCD screen with a soft cloth dampened with computer
cleansing detergent. When cleaning the screen, move the cloth in
one direction. Do not use excessive force. Doing so may damage
the LCD screen.
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Setting up the system
• Read and follow all instructions marked on the product and
in the documentation before operating the system. Retain all
safety and operating instructions for future use.
• Do not use this product near water or a heat source such as a
radiator.
• Set up the system on a stable work surface.
• The product should be operated only with the type of power
source indicated on the rating label.
• Ensure that the electrical outlet to power the equipment is
easily accessible in case of fire or short circuit.
• If the computer has a voltage selector switch, make sure that
the switch is in the proper position for your area.
• Openings in the computer case are provided for ventilation.
Do not block or cover these openings. Make sure you provide
adequate space, at least 6 inches (15 cm), around the system
for ventilation when setting up your work area. Never insert
objects of any kind into the computer ventilation openings.
Important safety information
Safety instructions
The system is designed and tested to meet the latest standards for
safety of information technology equipment. However, to ensure
safe use of this product, it is important that the safety instructions
marked on the product and in the documentation are followed.
Always follow these instructions to help guard against
personal injury and damage to the system.
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Care during use
• Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it.
• Do not spill anything on the system. The best way to avoid
spills is to not eat or drink near the system.
• Some products have a replaceable CMOS battery on the
system board. There is a danger of explosion if the CMOS
battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace the battery with the
same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
Dispose of batteries according to the manufacturers
instructions. If the CMOS battery requires replacement insure
that a qualified technician performs the task.
• When the computer is turned off, a small amount of electrical
current still flows through the computer.
To avoid electrical shock, always unplug all power cables,
remove the battery and modem cables from the wall outlets
before cleaning the system.
• Ensure that the fan vents on the bottom of the casing are
clear at all times. Do not place the computer on a soft surface,
doing so will block the bottom vents.
• When using an extension cord with this system, make sure
that the total power rating on the products plugged into the
extension cord does not exceed the extension cord power
rating.
• For Notebooks with glossy display bezels the user should
consider the placement of the Notebook as the bezel may
cause disturbing reflections from surrounding light and bright
surfaces.
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The instruction on safety operation of the computer
1 When installing and operating devices please refer to safety
requirements in the user manual.
2 Devices can be used only with the equipment specified in the
technical specifications of the devices.
3 If any smell of burning or smoke is detected from the
computer the unit should be switched off and battery
removed. The unit should be checked by a qualified
technician before reuse.
4 Service and repair of devices should be carried out by
authorized service centers.
5 Do not allow the portable computer to operate with the base
resting directly on exposed skin for extended periods of time.
The surface temperature of the base will rise during normal
operation (particularly when AC Power is present). Allowing
sustained contact with exposed skin can cause discomfort or
eventually a burn.
• Unplug the system from the wall outlet and refer servicing to
qualified personnel if:
– The power cord or plug is damaged.
– Liquid has been spilled into the system.
– The system does not operate properly when the operating
instructions are followed.
– The system was dropped or the casing is damaged.
– The system performance changes.
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Battery disposal
Do not put rechargeable batteries or products powered by
non-removable rechargeable batteries in the garbage.
Contact the Samsung Service Center for information on how to
dispose of batteries that you cannot use or recharge any longer.
Follow all local regulations when disposing of old batteries.
THERE IS RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY
AN INCORRECT TYPE.
DISPORE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE
INSTRUCTIONS.
Replacement parts and
accessories
Use only replacement parts and accessories recommended by
manufacturer.
To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger
telecommunications line cord.
Do not use this product in areas classified as hazardous.
Such areas include patient care areas of medical and
dental facilities, oxygen rich environments, or industrial
areas.
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Connect and disconnect the AC adapter
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall
be easily accessible.
Do not unplug the power cord by pulling the cable only.
Power cord requirements
The power cord set (all plug, cable and AC adapter plug) you
received with your computer meets the requirements for use in
the country where you purchased your equipment.
Power cord sets for use in other countries must meet the
requirements of the country where you use the computer. For
more information on power cord set requirements, contact your
authorized dealer, reseller, or service provider.
Laser safety
All systems equipped with CD or DVD drives comply with the
appropriate safety standards, including IEC 60825-1. The laser
devices in these components are classified as “Class 1 Laser
Products” under a US Department of Health and Human Services
(DHHS) Radiation Performance Standard. Should the unit ever
need servicing, contact an authorized service location.
• Laser Safety Note: Use of controls or adjustments or
performance of procedures other than those specified
in this manual may result in hazardous radiation
exposure. To prevent exposure to laser beams, do not
try to open the enclosure of a CD or DVD drive.
• Class 1M laser radiation when operating part is open.
Do not view directly with optical instruments.
• Class 3B invisible laser radiation when open.
Avoid exposure to the beam.
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126
Regulatory compliance
statements
Wireless guidance
(If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band)
Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF)
wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz
Band, may be present (embedded) in the notebook system. The
following section is a general overview of considerations while
operating a wireless device.
Additional limitations, cautions, and concerns for specific
countries are listed in the specific country sections (or country
group sections). The wireless devices in the system are only
qualified for use in the countries identified by the Radio Approval
Marks on the system rating label. If the country you will be using
the wireless device in, is not listed, please contact your local Radio
Approval agency for requirements. Wireless devices are closely
regulated and use may not be allowed.
General requirements
The requirements listed below are applicable to all countries:
• All power cord sets must be approved by an acceptable
accredited agency responsible for evaluation in the country
where the power cord set will be used.
• The power cord set must have a minimum current capacity
of 7A and a nominal voltage rating of 125 or 250 volts AC, as
required by each country’s power system. (USA only)
• The appliance coupler must meet the mechanical
configuration of an EN 60 320/IEC 320 Standard Sheet C7
(or C5) connector, for mating with appliance inlet on the
computer.
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• Radio frequency wireless communication can interfere
with equipment on commercial aircraft. Current
aviation regulations require wireless devices to be
turned off while traveling in an airplane.
802.11ABGN (also known as wireless Ethernet or Wi-Fi)
and Bluetooth communication devices are examples of
devices that provide wireless communication.
• In environments where the risk of interference to other
devices or services is harmful or perceived as harmful,
the option to use a wireless device may be restricted
or eliminated. Airports, Hospitals, and Oxygen or
flammable gas laden atmospheres are limited examples
where use of wireless devices may be restricted or
eliminated. When in environments where you are
uncertain of the sanction to use wireless devices, ask
the applicable authority for authorization prior to use or
turning on the wireless device.
• Every country has different restrictions on the use of
wireless devices. Since your system is equipped with
a wireless device, when traveling between countries
with your system, check with the local Radio Approval
authorities prior to any move or trip for any restrictions
on the use of a wireless device in the destination
country.
The RF field strength of the wireless device or devices that may
be embedded in the notebook are well below all international
RF exposure limits as known at this time. Because the wireless
devices (which may be embedded into the notebook) emit less
energy than is allowed in radio frequency safety standards and
recommendations, manufacturer believes these devices are safe
for use. Regardless of the power levels, care should be taken to
minimize human contact during normal operation.
Some circumstances require restrictions on wireless devices.
Examples of common restrictions are listed on the next page:
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128
United States of America
USA and Canada Safety Requirements and Notices
Do not touch or move antenna while the unit is transmitting or
receiving.
Do not hold any component containing the radio such that the
antenna is very close to touching any exposed parts of the body,
especially the face or eyes, while transmitting.
Do not operate the radio or attempt to transmit data unless the
antenna is connected; if not, the radio may be damaged.
Use in specific environments:
The use of wireless devices in hazardous locations is limited by the
constraints posed by the safety directors of such environments.
The use of wireless devices on airplanes is governed by the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA).
The use of wireless devices in hospitals is restricted to the limits
set forth by each hospital.
• If the system came equipped with an internal
embedded wireless device, do not operate the wireless
device unless all covers and shields are in place and the
system is fully assembled.
• Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify
them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will
void the authorization to use it. Please contact the
manufacturer for service.
• Only use drivers approved for country in which the
device will be used. See the manufacturer System
Restoration Kit, or contact the manufacturer’s technical
support for additional information.
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The Part 15 radio device operates on a non-interference
basis with other devices operating at this frequency. Any
changes or modification to said product not expressly
approved by Intel could void the user’s authority to
operate this device.
Unintentional emitter per FCC Part 15
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not
cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Explosive Device Proximity Warning
Do not operate a portable transmitter (such as a wireless
network device) near unshielded blasting caps or in
an explosive environment unless the device has been
modified to be qualified for such use.
Use On Aircraft Caution
Regulations of the FCC and FAA prohibit airborne
operation of radio-frequency wireless devices because
their signals could interfere with critical aircraft
instruments.
Other wireless devices
Safety notices for other devices in the wireless network:
Refer to the documentation supplied with wireless Ethernet
adapters or other devices in the wireless network.
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If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/television technician for additional suggestions. The user
may find the following booklet helpful: “Something About
Interference.”
This is available at FCC local regional offices. Our company is not
responsible for any radio or television interference caused by
unauthorized modifications of this equipment or the substitution
or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than
those specified by our company. The correction will be the
responsibility of the user. Use only shielded data cables with this
system.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy. If not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, it may
cause harmful interference. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
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Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify
them in any way.
Modification to a wireless device will void the
authorization to use it. Contact manufacturer for service.
Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15
(If fitted with 2.4 G band or 5 G band)
Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless
communication devices), operating in the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Band,
may be present (embedded) in the notebook system. This section
is only applicable if these devices are present. Refer to the system
label to verify the presence of wireless devices.
Wireless devices that may be in the system are only qualified for
use in the United States of America if an FCC ID number is on the
system label.
This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the
5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this product to be
used indoors for the frequency range 5.15 to 5.25 GHz to reduce
the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile
Satellite systems. High power radars are allocated as primary users
of the 5.25 to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 to 5.85 GHz bands. These radar
stations can cause interference with and/or damage this device.
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RF exposure or SAR information can viewed on-line at http://www.
fcc.gov/oet/ea/fccid/. This site uses this product FCC ID number
on the outside of the product. Sometimes it may be necessary to
remove the battery pack to find number. Once you have the FCC
ID number for a particular product, follow the instructions on the
website and it should provide RF exposure information or values
for typical or maximum SAR for particular product.
For corresponding model only
The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) is a measure of the rate of
absorption of RF energy by the human body expressed in units
of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The FCC wireless devices to comply
with a safety lilmit of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6W/kg).
SAR level of this device while operating can be well below the
maximum value. This is because the device is designed to operate
at multiple power levels so as to use only the power required to
reach the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base
station antenna, the lower the power output.
Health and safety information
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals
Certification Information
This product can contain an embedded radio transmitter and
receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the
exposure limits for radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S. government. These
FCC exposure limits are derived from the recommendations of two
expert organizations, the National Council on Radiation Protection
and Measurement (NCRP) and the Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations
were developed by scientific and engineering experts drawn from
industry, government, and academia after extensive reviews of the
scientific literature related to the biological effects of RF energy.
Before a new model is available for sale to the public, it must be
certified to the FCC that it does not exceed the exposure limit
established by the FCC. Evaluation per each model is performed
in positions and locations (e.g. at the bottom on the body) as
required by the FCC.
For body worn operation, this model meets the FCC RF exposure
guidelines when used with Samsung accessory designated for this
product. Non-compliance with the above restrictions may result in
violation of FCC RF exposure guidelines.
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The term “IC” before the equipment certification number only
signifies that the Industry Canada technical specifications were
met. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the
antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent
isotropically radiated power (EIRP) is not more than that required
for successful communication. To prevent radio interference
to the licensed service, this device is intended to be operated
indoors and away from windows to provide maximum shielding.
Equipment (or its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is
subject to licensing.
Canada
Unintentional emitter per ICES-003
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio
noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio
interference regulations of Industry Canada.
Intentional emitter per RSS 210
This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may
not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of this device.
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When using IEEE 802.11a wireless LAN, this product is restricted to
indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency
range. Industry Canada requires this product to be used indoors
for the frequency range of 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz to reduce the
potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite
systems. High power radar is allocated as the primary user of the
5.25 to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 to 5.85 GHz bands. These radar stations
can cause interference with and/or damage to this device.
The maximum allowed antenna gain for use with this device
is 6dBi in order to comply with the E.I.R.P limit for the 5.25 to
5.35 and 5.725 to 5.85 GHz frequency range in point-to-point
operation.
(If fitted with 2.4G band or 5G band)
Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless
communication devices), operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz Band,
may be present (embedded) in your notebook system. This
section is only applicable if these devices are present. Refer to the
system label to verify the presence of wireless devices.
Wireless devices that may be in your system are only qualified for
use in Canada if an Industry Canada ID number is on the system
label.
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Brazil
Este produto esta homologado pela ANATEL, de acordo com
os procedimentos regulamentados pela Resolucao 242/2000, e
atende aos requisitos tecnicos aplicados.
Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não
tem direito a proteção contra interferência prejudicial, mesmo
de estações do mesmo tipo, e não pode causar interferência a
sistemas operando em caráter primário.
The power output of the wireless device (or devices), which may
be embedded in your notebook, is well below the RF exposure
limits as set by Industry Canada.
Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
To prevent radio interference to licensed service, this
device is intended to be operated indoors and away from
windows to provide maximum shielding. Equipment (or
its transmit antenna) that is installed outdoors is subject to
licensing.
Wireless devices are not user serviceable. Do not modify
them in any way. Modification to a wireless device will
void the authorization to use it. Contact manufacturer for
service.
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136
European radio approval information (for products
fitted with EU-approved radio devices)
This Product is a Notebook computer; low power, Radio LAN type
devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices),
operating in the 2.4GHz/5GHz band, may be present (embedded)
in your notebook system which is intended for home or office use.
This section is only applicable if these devices are present. Refer to
the system label to verify the presence of wireless devices.
Wireless devices that may be in your system are only qualified for
use in the European Union or associated areas if a CE mark
with a Notified Body Registration Number and the Alert Symbol is
on the system label.
The power output of the wireless device or devices that may be
embedded in you notebook is well below the RF exposure limits
as set by the European Commission through the R&TTE directive.
The low band 5.15 - 5.35 GHz is for indoor use only.
See 802.11b and 802.11g restrictions for specific countries
or regions within countries under the heading “European
Economic Area Restrictions” below.
European Union
European Union CE marking and compliance notices
Products intended for sale within the European Union are
marked with the Conformité Européene (CE) Marking, which
indicates compliance with the applicable Directives and European
standards and amendments identified below. This equipment also
carries the Class 2 identifier.
The following information is only applicable to systems labeled
with the CE mark .
European Directives
This Information Technology Equipment has been tested and
found to comply with the following European directives:
• EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
• Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
• R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd, Euro QA Lab.
Blackbushe Business Park Saxony Way, Yateley,
Hampshire GU46 6GG United Kingdom
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Nation Description
Eesti[Estonian]
Käesolevaga kinnitab
Samsung seadme Notebook
PC vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/
EÜ põhinõuetele ja nimetatud
direktiivist tulenevatele teistele
asjakohastele sätetele.
English
Hereby, Samsung, declares
that this Notebook PC is in
compliance with the essential
requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive
1999/5/EC.
Español[Spanish]
Por medio de la presente
Samsung declara que el
Notebook PC cumple con
los requisitos esenciales
y cualesquiera otras
disposiciones aplicables
o exigibles de la Directiva
1999/5/CE.
EU R&TTE compliance statements
Nation Description
Česky[Czech]
Samsung tímto prohlašuje,
že tento Notebook PC je ve
shodě se základními požadavky
a dalšími příslušnými
ustanoveními směrnice 1999/5/
ES.
Dansk[Danish]
Undertegnede Samsung
erklærer herved, at følgende
udstyr Notebook PC overholder
de væsentlige krav og øvrige
relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/
EF.
Deutsch[German]
Hiermit erklärt Samsung, dass
sich das Gerät Notebook PC
in Übereinstimmung mit den
grundlegenden Anforderungen
und den übrigen einschlägigen
Bestimmungen der Richtlinie
1999/5/EG befindet.
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Nation Description
Lietuvių[Lithuanian]
Šiuo Samsung deklaruoja,
kad šis Notebook PC atitinka
esminius reikalavimus ir
kitas 1999/5/EB Direktyvos
nuostatas.
Nederlands[Dutch]
Hierbij verklaart Samsung dat
het toestel Notebook PC in
overeenstemming is met de
essentiële eisen en de andere
relevante bepalingen van
richtlijn 1999/5/EG.
Malti[Maltese]
Hawnhekk, Samsung, jiddikjara
li dan Notebook PC jikkonforma
mal-ħtiāijiet essenzjali u ma
provvedimenti oħrajn relevanti
li hemm fid-Dirrettiva 1999/5/
EC.
Nation Description
Ελληνική[Greek]
ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΡΟΥΣΑ Samsung
ΔΗΛΩΝΕΙ ΟΤΙ Notebook PC
ΣΥΜΜΟΡΦΩΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΣ
ΟΥΣΙΩΔΕΙΣ ΑΠΑΙΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΣ
ΛΟΙΠΕΣ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΑΞΕΙΣ
ΤΗΣ ΟΔΗΓΙΑΣ 1999/5/ΕΚ.
Français[French]
Par la présente Samsung
déclare que l’appareil
Notebook PC est conforme aux
exigences essentielles et aux
autres dispositions pertinentes
de la directive 1999/5/CE.
Italiano[Italian]
Con la presente Samsung
dichiara che questo Notebook
PC è conforme ai requisiti
essenziali ed alle altre
disposizioni pertinenti stabilite
dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.
Latviski[Latvian]
Ar šo Samsung deklarē, ka
Notebook PC atbilst Direktīvas
1999/5/EK būtiskajām prasībām
un citiem ar to saistītajiem
noteikumiem.
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Nation Description
Slovensky[Slovak]
Samsung týmto vyhlasuje, že
Notebook PC spĺňa základné
požiadavky a všetky príslušné
ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/
ES.
Suomi[Finnish]
Samsung vakuuttaa täten
että Notebook PC tyyppinen
laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY
oleellisten vaatimusten ja sitä
koskevien direktiivin muiden
ehtojen mukainen.
Svenska[Swedish]
Härmed intygar Samsung
att denna Notebook PC står
I överensstämmelse med de
väsentliga egenskapskrav och
övriga relevanta bestämmelser
som framgår av direktiv
1999/5/EG.
Nation Description
Magyar[Hungarian]
Alulírott, Samsung nyilatkozom,
hogy a Notebook PC megfelel
a vonatkozó alapvetõ
követelményeknek és az
1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb
elõírásainak.
Polski[Polish]
Niniejszym Samsung
oświadcza, Ŝe Notebook PC
jest zgodny z zasadniczymi
wymogami oraz pozostałymi
stosownymi postanowieniami
Dyrektywy 1999/5/EC.
Português[Portuguese]
Samsung declara que este
Notebook PC está conforme
com os requisitos essenciais e
outras disposições da Directiva
1999/5/CE.
Slovensko[Slovenian]
Samsung izjavlja, da je ta
Notebook PC v skladu z
bistvenimi zahtevami in
ostalimi relevantnimi določili
direktive 1999/5/ES.
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140
To view the EU Declaration of Conformity for this product (in
English only), go to: http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/main/
supportMain.do or http://www.samsung.com/uk/support then
search the model number of the product.
If the Declaration of Conformity for the model you are interested
in is not available on our web-site, please contact your distributor
or below address.
doc.eu@samsung.com
Manufacturer information
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
129, Samsung-Ro, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, 443742, Korea
Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer Co., Ltd.
No. 198, Fangzhou Road, Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province,
215021, China
Tel: +86-0512-6253-8988
Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd.
Yen Phong 1, I.P Yen Trung Commune, Yen Phong Dist., Bac Ninh
Province, Vietnam
For the web or the phone number of the Samsung Service Center,
see the Warranty or contact the retailer where you purchased your
product.
Nation Description
Íslenska[Icelandic]
Hér með lýsir Samsung yfir því
að Notebook PC er í samræmi
við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur,
sem gerðar eru í tilskipun
1999/5/EC.
Norsk[Norwegian]
Samsung erklærer herved
at utstyret Notebook
PC er i samsvar med de
grunnleggende krav og øvrige
relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/
EF.
Türkiye[Türkçe]
Bu belge ile, Samsung bu
Notebook PC’nin 1999/5/
EC Yönetmeliğinin temel
gerekliliklerine ve ilgili
hükümlerine uygun olduğunu
beyan eder.
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141
The European variant is intended for use throughout the European
Economic Area. However, authorization for use is further restricted
in particular countries or regions within countries, as follows:
General
European standards dictate maximum radiated transmit power
of 100 mW effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP) and the
frequency range 2400 – 2483.5 MHz.
The low band 5.15 - 5.35 GHz is for indoor use only.
European economic area restrictions
Local restriction of 802.11b/802.11g radio usage
Note to integrator: The following statements on local restrictions
must be published in all end-user documentation provided with
the system or product incorporating the wireless product.
Due to the fact that the frequencies used by
802.11b/802.11g wireless LAN devices may not yet be
harmonized in all countries, 802.11b/802.11g products
are designed for use only in specific countries or regions,
and are not allowed to be operated in countries or regions
other than those of designated use.
As a user of these products, you are responsible for
ensuring that the products are used only in the countries
or regions for which they were intended and for verifying
that they are configured with the correct selection of
frequency and channel for the country or region of use.
Any deviation from permissible settings and restrictions in
the country or region of use could be an infringement of
local law and may be punished as such.
Appendix
142
RF Exposure
General Statement on RF energy
Your Notebook or Tablet PC contains a transmitter and a receiver.
When it is ON, it receives and transmits RF energy. When you
communicate with your Notebook or Tablet PC, the system
handling your connection controls the power level at which your
Notebook or Tablet PC transmits.
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification information
This Notebook or Tablet PC embedded with wireless WAN or
wireless LAN is included a radio transmitter and receiver. It is
designed not to exceed the limits for exposureto radio waves
recommended by international guidelines. These guidelines were
developed by the independent scientific organization ICNIRP and
include safety margins designed to assure the protection of all
persons, regardless of age and health.
The guidelines use a unit a measurement known as the Specific
Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit for mobile devices is
2.0 W/kg and the highest SAR value for this device when tested at
the body was 0.423 W/kg.
Belgium
For private use outdoors in public spaces, no registration is
necessary for distances less than 300 m. For distances greater
than 300 m, you must register with the Belgian Institute for Postal
services and Telecommunications (BIPT). For commercial use
outdoors, you must obtain a license from the BIPT. For registration
or licensing, please contact the BIPT.
For other languages, refer to the corresponding manuals.
France
The low band 5.15 - 5.35 GHz is for indoor use only.
Appendix
143
Limiting exposure to radio frequency (RF) fields
For individuals concerned about limiting their exposure to
RF fields, the World Health Organisation (WHO) provides the
following advice:
Precautionary measures: Present scientific information does not
indicate the need for any special precautions for the use of the
Notebook PC. If individuals are concerned, they might choose
to limit their own or their children’s RF exposure by limiting the
length of connections, or using ‘hands-free’ devices to keep your
Notebook PC away from the head and body.
Further information on this subject can be obtained from the
WHO home page http://www.who.int/peh-emf
WHO Fact sheet 193: June 2000.
As SAR is measured utilizing the devices highest transmitting
power the actual SAR of this device while operating is typically
below that indicated above. This is due to automatic changes to
the power level of the device to ensure it only uses the minimum
level required to reach the network.
The World Health Organization has stated that present scientific
information does not indicate the need for any special precautions
for the use of mobile devices. The note that if you want to reduce
your exposure then you can do so by limiting the length of calls to
keep the mobile devices away from the head and body.
Appendix
144
WEEE symbol information
Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical &
Electronical Equipment)
(Applicable in countries with separate collection
systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature
indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (for
example, charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of
with other household waste at the end of their working life.
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health
from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items
from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to
promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where
they purchased this product, or their local government office,
for details of where and how they can take these items for
environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms
and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its
electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial
wastes for disposal.
RTC caution
CAUTION : Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended
by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the
Manufacturer’s instruction.
Appendix
145
India only
For more information on safe disposal and recycling visit our
website www.samsung.com/in or contact our Helpline numbers 18002668282, 180030008282.
This product is RoHS compliant.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Applicable in countries with separate collection
systems)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging
indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed
of with other household waste at the end of their working life.
Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate
that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the
reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not
properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to human
health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material re-use,
please separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle
them through your local, free battery return system.
Appendix
146
Samsung package Take-Back
program
In partnering with select recyclers, Samsung offers packaging
take-back at no cost to you.
Simply call the following number for the locations nearest you.
CRT Processing, LLC
(877) 278-0799
Kathy Severson – Logistics contact
Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website:
www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799
USA only
This Perchlorate warning applies only to primary CR (Maganese
Dioxide) Lithium coin cells in the product sold or distributed ONLY
in California USA.
“Perchlorate Material- special handling may apply, see
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate.”
Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website:
www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect
Or call, (877) 278-0799.
For battery recycling go to call2recycle.org; or call 1-877-723-1297.
Warning : This product contains chemicals known to the state of
California to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity.
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147
Usability – Designed for You
• Good visual ergonomics and image quality, ensuring
top performance and reduced risk of eye strain. Several
requirements within the area of luminance, contrast,
resolution and color
• Designed with the option to connect an external display,
keyboard and mouse (recommended when working with a
notebook or netbook for longer periods)
• Ergonomic keyboard design – for ease of use and good
readability
• Fully tested according to rigorous safety standards
• Low Electric and Magnetic field emissions. Low acoustic noise
levels
TCO certified (for corresponding
models only)
Congratulations! This product is TCO certified for
usability and the environment.
The product you have just purchased carries the TCO Certified
label. This means that your computer is designed, manufactured
and tested according to some of the strictest performance
and environmental criteria in the world. That makes for a high
performance product designed with the user in focus and one
that also minimizes the impact on the climate and our natural
environment.
TCO Certified is a third party verified program, where every
product model is tested by an accredited impartial test laboratory.
All criteria have been developed by TCO Development in
collaboration with scientists, product experts, users as well as
manufacturers all over the world.
Here are some of the features offered with this product:
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148
Environment– Designed for the Planet
• Brand demonstrates corporate social responsibility and has
a certified environmental management system (EMAS or ISO
14001)
• Very low energy consumption both in idle- and standby
mode, reducing climate impact
• Restrictions on hazardous materials: chlorinated and
brominated flame retardants, plasticizers, plastics and heavy
metals such as cadmium, mercury, lead and hexavalent
chromium (mercury ban and limits on hazardous flame
retardants go beyond RoHS compliance)
• Both product and product packaging are designed for
recycling
• The brand company offers take-back options
For more information, please visit
www.tcodevelopment.com
TCO Certified – Technology for You and the Planet
TCOF1190 TCO Document Version 2.0
Some content may differ from the computer depending on the region, service provider, software version, or computer model, and is
subject to change without prior notice.
English. 11/2014. Rev. 1.6www.samsung.com

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